Buyer

Website Landmark Group

Job Description:

We are looking for a Buyer with experience in buying clothing for 0 to 24 months baby boys. The job holder will also ensure smooth buying operations through vendor identification, evaluation and selection, in compliance with the contract principles to achieve the strategic and financial objectives of the concept.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop an adequate vendor base for the concept through active scouting and negotiation / renegotiation.
  • Build and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers and negotiate the best deals with them for procuring merchandise.
  • Vendor and product research.
  • Identify and leverage alternate buying opportunities to source products and to ensure that company maintains its competitive edge by constant renegotiation.
  • Ensure effective communication, collation and follow-up on various product requirements and findings obtained from the sales/store data.
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends in buying and discuss the same with the department/category Manager from time to time to assess realignment of existing processes.
  • Maintain contact with vendors; update list of vendors for bidding purposes; attend product demonstrations, obtain samples and literature regarding potential products and vendor capabilities and confer with end users.
  • Identify, evaluate and select appropriate vendor mix to achieve business objectives.
  • Align the buying plan to the overall department/category business plan and the merchandize strategy as laid down by the department/ category manager.
  • Help meet the profit targets by ensuring timely procurement of the department/category merchandise.
  • Pursue cost reduction measures through centralized bulk buying and/ or selecting appropriate vendor mix, scanning the environment for benchmarks and constantly improving the purchase process.

Job Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of retail brands
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Graduate degree in Fashion
  • 3 to 6 years’ experience in retail industry in buying and merchandising role
  • Good knowledge of buying process

Job Details:


Company: Landmark Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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