Shoes & Bags Buyer
Country : Jordan
Region : Amman
Town : AMMAN
Category : Purchasing
Contract type : Permanent
Availability : Full time
Experience : 5 to 10 years
Starting date : Immediately
buy collections, also ensuring all business and financial objectives are met. This position will develop sound cross functional intercompany relationships to effectively partner on business strategy.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
. Achieve targeted sales, margin and profit on the designated area.
.Develop the seasonal strategy for shoe and bag collections across stores and on-line, to include brand/designer mix and range plans in conjunction
with the CEO and Merchandising Manager.
.Maintain awareness of all fashion and market trends and new brands or designers and review them as potential suppliers.
.Partner with the Merchandising Team to create seasonal strategies for departments relating to all KPI’s.
. Attend trade fairs, fashion shows, showrooms, press days and events locally and internationally, as part of the buying role and for relationship
building with suppliers and press.
.Continually develop relationships with suppliers to ensure maximum support
.Negotiate optimum terms on all “buys” including price, delivery, discount and payment with suppliers.
.Support all stores and on-line with product information, training, visits and
merchandising to maximise sales.
.Continually review product performance and pro-actively work with the Merchandising Manager to develop strategies to maximise productivity and
re-order where necessary.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to build fast and effective relationships with staff members, suppliers and other key contacts
Strong planning and analytical skills, including computer skills
Exceptional organizational skills with a high attention to detail
Ability to work well both autonomously and as part of a team
Excellent commercial and customer awareness
Passionate about product and corresponding market