Al Tayer Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Dec 21, 2016Full time
Job Responsibilities Working as an Associate Buyer for Department Stores - you will be responsible for the support of the buying team. It will be your responsibility to know and understand your market and target audience. Performing regular research and keeping up to date with trends and seasonal demands will enable you to ensure all stores are appropriately stocked with relevant products and materials. You will monitor store activities including marketing and promotional and analyse individual stores performance figures to ensure demand is met at all times. Using the findings from these reports you will ensure excess stock is kept to a minimum and all unused stock is marketed and ideally sold at a profit. You will work with internal and external customers in order to achieve your targets including merchandising, marketing and logistics. Personal Specifications You should have worked in an administrative role within a buying office. You should be able to be involved in several facets of the business. You must have a keen eye for detail. With strong communication skills you will have the ability to build relationships across an international professional network using these relationships to negotiate and close international transactions. You should have ambition and be willing to work in a busy team. Experience Required You should have at least 3 years experience in working in a Buying role, preferably in luxury fashion. It is essential that you have advanced excel skills and you are able to use complex formulas, pivot tables and V look ups. Qualification You will be educated to a minimum of degree level preferably in Fashion.