Junior Buyer/ Buyer – Boyswear

Deadline : 19 Feb 2019

Specialities: Business and marketing

Study level: Vocational Education

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Junior Buyer/ Buyer – Boyswear

A well-known retailer based in Dubai has the job of a Junior Buyer, to come on board of its Boys department within Childrenswear. You will be key in sourcing a commercial range to exceed the sales expectations. The role needs this person to understand the full buying process working with factories in order to gain best costs to achieve margins.

As a Boyswear Junior Buyer, you will:

  • Sourcing and building a balanced, commercial, and profitable range
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the department. Work on the critical path management
  • Identifying new trends and opportunities to grow sales and profit
  • Maintain and continually build strong relationships with lateral teams
  • Negotiating cost prices with suppliers and identify new suppliers
  • Evaluating sales history and customer information together with trends to develop a strategy
  • Working with factories on the Critical path limelines and ensuring all samples and bulk production is on time as per business needs

Skills and experience needed:

  • Senior Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer experience is essential
  • Boyswear or Childrenswear or Kidswear experience is essential
  • A full understanding of the Buying and Merchandising Lifecycle
  • Understanding of product development is necessary
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to conversate at all levels including Senior Management
  • Excellent negotiation skills working with Far East Suppliers
  • Awareness for trend and product
  • Constantly seek opportunities for development and will take on tasks above and beyond your current role

In return, this company will offer fantastic progression and autonomy in a role which reports directly into the COO. Offices are big and spacious and offer a friendly working environment.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Area: Middle East

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