An assistant buyer works closely with vendors, maintaining positive relationships while negotiating specs, pricing, and deadlines. They must be able to work independently and prioritize job duties, as well as prepare cost analyses and competitive retail strategies. They must communicate with merchandise departments, logistics, finance, operations, clubs, and vendors to provide information and problem solve.
Key responsibilities and Process:
Range Planning with the Senior Buyer and updating the Range Plan File for each season,prior to leaving for the buying trip.
Co-ordination with the Design Team for Development packs / Art works etc.
Dispatch the Development packs to the respective Vendors & follow up the Costing sheets from them.
Travelling on the seasonal buying Trips for order placement.
Sending the PO’s to the Vendors & following up the PI’s
Up loading the PO’s into the System & sending the Barcode files to the respective Vendors.
Overseeing the Product Approval process with the Merchandiser / QA Team
Monitoring the orders with the Vendors on a Weekly basis & following up the shipments up to respective Territories.
Vendor payments to be followed up.
Prepare the final seasonal Range plan for the VM Team / Retail Team / Ware House Team.
Updating the Buying Summary on daily Basis for Budget updates.
Monitoring the Store Level Sales to ensure that the Store Sales are in line with the Targets, If not need to work with Retail Team to understand the reasons for the Gap and take necessary actions.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Graduates / High School with Diploma
English – Mandatory
4-7 years of experience
Basic MS office, Excel and Power point.
Good Negotiation Skills.
Flair for Fashion
Should have an eye for detail.
Should be ready to travel extensively.
A Hard worker with a right attitude.
Primary Location: AE-AE-United Arab Emirates
Work location/ موقع العمل: Landmark Tower-Dubai LMI Jafza Warehouse, Plot No. S210204, Dubai25030 25030
Organization: Babyshop Concept
Schedule label /الجدول الزمني: Regular
Job Type: Full-time
Job Posting/نشر تسمية الوظيفة: Mar 25, 2021, 9:38:03 AM