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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.
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