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Buyer

Aliases: Buyer, Kabadiwala

Industry/Sector(s): Organised Retail


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Buyer is expected to perform include:

  • Buying goods such as farm produce, used clothing, old news papers, waste materials, etc. for company use or for resale
  • Appraising and weighing goods to determine their value
  • Vising different localities or areas and purchasing goods from sellers according to authorisation or prospect for resale
  • Sorting purchased goods according to type, quality and value and selling them to business establishments or private individuals
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 4
  • It is a field job
  • The role does not involve team handling
  • Local travelling is required
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Work is generally 6/7 days a week with minimum 8 working hours
  • Overtime may be required
  • There is no shift system for this job
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OL) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)
This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

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KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of goods to be bought that will fetch a resale value
  • Knowledge of weighing goods to determine their value
  • Knowledge of sorting purchased goods according to type, quality and value
  • Expertise in selling the used goods
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Relationship management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Buyer → Supplier → Trader

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
  • Recycling companies
  • Organized scrapers
  • Buyer groups
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Buyer
  • Kabadiwala
  • Scrapper
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3323.0100 Manager, Wholesale Trade
ISCO 2008 3323 Buyers
NIC 2008 47740 Retail sale of second-hand goods
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available

 

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