Ladieswear Buyer

  • Listed: November 22, 2016 8:57 am
  • Expires: This ad has expired
  • Company Name: Future Careers
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Email: amy@myfuturecareer.co.za

Description

Full-time, Permanent
Our client is listed as Middle East’s largest fashion retailer. They have a vacancy for a Ladieswear Buyer to be based in the UAE.

Description

Duties (will include but not limited to):
Determine buying requirements in order to formulate buying plans for the assigned department/category

Align the buying plan to the overall department/category business plan as well as strategy in order to meet the requirements of department/category manager

Manage the scouting and negotiations for the concept in order to develop an adequate vendor base

Place orders and ensure the merchandise is delivered on a timely basis and in line with the service level agreements in order to ensure compliance with buying plans

Support the tracking of merchandise transportation from supplier to landmark distribution centre in order to ensure smooth flow of goods

Manage all design and development activities within the budget and in line with market demands as well as company image, in order to meet the business strategy

Identify and leverage alternative buying opportunities to source products in order to ensure that the company maintains its competitive edge

Manage centralized bulk buying, margins, markdowns etc. as well as select vendor mix in order to optimize costs

Education

Requirements:
Matric

Tertiary qualification

6 years of experience in a similar role and similar industry

Buying and product development experience in China

Experience of visiting international trade shows

Proficient in MS Office

Buying process and practices

Understanding the planning and merchandising function

Understanding fashion

This position is only applicable for South African citizens who are willing to relocate to the UAE.

How to Apply
Please forward your CV to amy@myfuturecareer.co.za
Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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