• Senior Buyer (Beauty)

    Edge Resourcing
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Job Description

Role :Salary: AED 30,000

A leading luxury retailer is keen to hire a Senior Buyer to plan, project and identify the requirements of the products, purchasing the required quantities which meets customer needs thereby maximizing profits and providing a commercially viable range of products.

Analyze market trends, consumer preferences, sell through, seasonal demands etc to formulate a buying practice in line with consumer store demands.
Plan and select the range, type, quality and quantity of merchandise according to customer demand, trends, store policies and set prices and sell through targets in conjunction with the Division Merchandise Manager GMM to ensure they are in line with the budget.
Carry out purchasing activities in line with the brand purchase plans.
Maintain profitable relationships with existing suppliers principals, and monitor the adherence to the contract terms.
Monitor the stock levels in the stores; coordinate with planning team to maintain optimal stock levels in line with the consumer demand.
Support the promotional activities in the store and ensure the merchandise is available in time and in right quantities. Receive and analyse reports on the activities and provide recommendations to the DMM when required.
Support PR and Marketing teams by guiding and validating the selection of products to be included in planned campaign.
Keep abreast of market trends and awareness of competitor activities.
Negotiate with suppliers on provision of training for the concerned product. Manage the brand training of staff in the area to ensure that the product knowledge is up to date and that all staff are knowledgeable on new products trends. Prepare regular trends training and deliver to the business units.
Review buying feedback reports and monitor sales performance on weekly basis against set targets and provide recommendations to DMM as to buying strategy for a respective brand.
Prepare periodic reports both for the business and as requested by principals analysing the sale turnover and consumer trends per product to arrive at a proposal to maintain liquidate dispose of the stocks in conjunction with Planning and or continue discontinue product lines.
Conduct regular store visits in all markets to review brand performance and competitor activities.
Provide leadership and direction to subordinates towards the achievement of goals and objectives.
Requirements :The successful candidates will have:
Proven track record in the field of Buying & Retailing. It is essential that this experience is specifically within Beauty.
Buying experience and expertise typically gained over a period of at least 5-8 years.
Good knowledge and experience in the (related) industry through work experience with international brands.
Excellent planning, financial, communication and interpersonal skills. Keen to travel & develop network of professional & business relationships.

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Senior Buyer (Beauty)


Function:Secretary / Front Office / Data Entry

Deadline:02nd Jun 2018

Company Profile

Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout.
Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place. We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer specialist services within the Middle East Retail sector. Our aim is to provide a thorough and honest service to both our candidates and clients, making sure that we only take on work which we feel we can service to the correct level of satisfaction required.
We currently offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services to the following specialist sectors of the market:
Accountancy and Finance
Human Resources
Our aim is to continue to position ourselves in the market as one of the most consistent and successful suppliers of manpower. We strive to make things happen and make a difference to your business and career. Success isnt just about putting people into jobs, but about giving you an honest, personal service. Whether you are a client or a candidate, our aim is to find out exactly what it is that you are looking for, rather than push you to settle for your second choice.

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