Buying Assistant

Website Al Futtaim Careers

Job Description:

The Buying Assistant coordinates, executes and manages the activities of a buying department, classification or key programs, depending on scope and complexity, and assists the Category Buyer in developing, executing and communicating a product strategy that meets or exceeds financial goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops performance reports to determine appropriate allocation for maximum results.
  • Develops in store stock analysis by size for key classifications i.e. Exclusive brands and other brands
  • Handle queries from suppliers and work closely with suppliers to ensure timely submission on proposals
  • Assist in price checks and obtain samples from suppliers
  • Analysis and communicates location performance, including sales/inventory comparisons, seasonality and marketing impacts.
  • Develops departmental distribution strategies to capture location-based opportunities through quantifying volume and profit opportunities analysis.
  • Follows product from receipt at the Distribution Centre, to point of allocation and complete receipt at store level. This is most important at floor set time periods
  • Assist to communicate effectively with Operation and Trading Support for promotions and Trading activities
  • Manages and checks PO created in SAP
  • Raises shipment, PO discrepancy reports
  • Communicates out-of-stock concerns to the Buying and Planning teams
  • Assist and coordinate merchandizing and promotional activities to ensure successful execution
  • Works with cross-functional team to ensure timely and accurate execution of new store assortments and quantities.

Job Requirements:

  • Retail and Whole sales experience
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Communication & interpersonal skills
  • Personal Integrity
  • Strong analytical skills & problem-solving skills
  • Customer focus
  • Minimum 1 years of relevant experience

Job Details:

Company: Al Futtaim Careers

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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