Curriculum Vitae - Rebekah

Curriculum Vitae - Rebekah
Curriculum Vitae - Rebekah
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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Personal DetailsName:

Rebekah BeckID:

840616 0015 088Contact Details:

+27 11805 5286

+27 71889 5875

Language Spoken:

English (speak, write & read)

Afrikaans (speak, write & read)

Drivers License:

Code 8, own car


Married (13 March 2010)

Educational Experience

Tertiary Education


Damelin College, CenturionQualification:

Diploma in Fashion Design and Retail


Year Completed:


Top student overall with UK Poole


Achieved 6 distinctions in final year

Finalist in Bridal Africa 2006

Finalist in Star Newspaper Fashion Competition 2006

Secondary Education

Highest standard passed: Matric

Year obtained: 2002Institution: Pro Arte Alphen Park High SchoolAwarded: Distinction in Ballet Practical, Ballet Theory

and Mathematics

Obtained colours in Ballet and received top student for musicality and theoryStudent leadership:

Ballet student council from Grade 9-11

Head of Ballet Council in Matric

Work ExperienceCompany: POCO (PTY) LTDNature of business: Retailer

Period employed: April 2014 - currentPosition Held: BuyerDuties:

Define the Product range:

Define, select monitor and control the product range.

Ensure that the Company range is adapted to the SA market

Stock management: manage slow moving and promotional stock

Plan and supervise the sourcing strategy

Define, Develop and Monitor the pricing policy

determine selling price, margins, discounts and stock levels

Monitor promotional activities

Ensure compliance with brand strategies and guidelines.

Prepare stock forecast and sales projections and impacts on margins

Store Merchandising

Communicate and assess needs of Store Managers with regards to the range definition and merchandising standards

Establish initial orders and co-ordinate product ranges for new Store openings and product / new collection launches

Contact Suppliers

Build relationships and negotiate terms and manage supplier agreements

Measure supplier performance and profitability of products


Nature of business: Retail suppliers

Period employed: May 2012 August 2013Position Held: Senior Import Merchandiser


1. Liaising and negotiating with customers

2. Liaising and negotiating with overseas factories with regards to product, price, quality & delivery3. Developing and sourcing of new products4. Research local & International trends

5. Travel overseas to attend trade fairs

6. Travel overseas to identify trends and select suitable products if required by the company

7. Presentations and quotations of new products to customers including power point presentations

8. Responsible for checking and signing off all product costings and ensuring companys gross profit margins are kept

9. Signing and checking customer orders

10. Placing purchase orders and signing sales contracts with overseas factories

11. Order tracking and ensuring on time supplier shipment

12. Ensuring on time customer delivery

13. Analysis of orders with excel spread sheets and administration of orders from placement to final customer delivery including quality control ( sample approval)

14. Management of pre-production samples through to production approval within company policy and procedures

15. Quality control specifications

16. Set a good example by following company policy and procedure in all respects

17. Advise the directors of anything that could have an adverse effect on the business

18. A representative of the company, always maintain a professional image whilst in the office or travelling

19. Ad hoc Functions

Company: House of Busby (PTY) LTD

Nature of business: Retail suppliers

Period employed: August 2010 April 2012Position Held: Key Account Manager

Duties: 1. Teamwork and internal and external communication2. Range Building and Presentation

To plan & develop new ranges by customer

Encompass a good, better, best principal within each range.

Range presentations, both externally & internally.

Close analysis of development to sales ratio.

3. Sales

To pro-actively drive sales. To achieve sales budgets & budgeted GP.

Confirmation of all aspects related to orders placed. Continually striving to acquire new accounts. Furthermore, to actively manage & clear ageing stock.

4. Customers

Strive to maintain current customer base.

Where suitable, introduce other areas of business within the organization, to current customers.

Continuously target & develop new customers.

Always maintain a high level of professionalism & efficiency with customers.

Store visits & competitive shopping. 5. Analysis

Post Seasonal Analysis, bi-annually

Sales Forecasts

Yearly Budgets

Company: Gicanie Holdings (PTY) LTD

Nature of business: Retail suppliers

Period employed: August 2007 July 2010Position Held: Designer and MarketerDuties:

1. General office admin2. Monitor progress of orders from time of receipt until delivery

3. To design new styles of garments on Coral Draw X4 and Adobe Photoshop

4. To communicate and negotiate with customers as well as suppliers

5. To visit and sell new styles of garments to customers

6. To monitor stock levels with the warehouse

7. To travel locally and internationally

8. To acquire new trends and fashions from all necessary sources

9. To purchase products from local retailers in order to do competitive analysis on various local retail stores

Training through company: Corel Draw X4 course completed in clothing design

Company: Thornlea B&BNature of business: Bed and Breakfast, accommodationPeriod employed: January 2007 July 2007Position Held: ManagerDuties: 1. Check in and check out guests2. Oversee all staff, ensuring the rooms are kept in excellent condition3. Re-stock all bar fridges4. Prepare the menus for all meals and oversee the preparation of the food5. Invoice all guests accordingly6. General office admin7. Purchase all food, toiletries etc required8. Transfer guests where ever required

Company: BPAG (PTY) LTDNature of business: Accountancy firmPeriod employed: June 2005 December 2005Position Held: Receptionist (part time)Duties: 1. General office admin2. Work switch board3. Capture clients on all necessary internal programmes4. Update all programmes5. Change all existing files to new filing system and archive all old filesCompany: Foschini, CenturionNature of business: Retail clothing store

Period employed: December 2003 April 2004Position Held: POS casual workerDuties:

1. Work behind the cash teller2. Help customers make purchases3. Encourage customers to open accounts4. Ensure the store is kept clean as well as my work station at all times5. Cash up and balance the money received in my till at the close of day6. Stock take

Company: Foschini, Menlyn

Nature of business: Retail clothing store

Period employed: March 2002 November 2003

Position Held: