Buyer-Apparel and Footwear Landmark Group Posted on August 9, 2018 3 - 8 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates MBA/PG Diploma in Business Mgmt, Any Graduation. Any Anglophone National, Any European National, Indian Login To ApplyRegister & ApplyApply Without Registration Send Me Jobs Like This SEND Alert Set Successfully Opening 01 Job Description EMAIL JOB SEND Email sent successfully. SHARE JOB Job Description 1.Product Development • Manage new product development process and approvals on the product development lifecycle • Ensure Competitive price benchmarking as per industry margins standards • Ensure to meet deadlines as per the marketing launch calendar & constantly update training manuals • High customer focus; constant focus groups to understand customer needs • Ensure all legal procedures are followed & maintain quality standards 2.Buying Budget & Planning: • Determine buying requirements and formulate buying plan and budget for the assigned category • Align the buying plan to the concept business plan and the merchandize strategy • Help meet the profit targets by ensuring timely procurement of the category Merchandise • Pursue cost reduction measures through centralized bulk buying and/ or selecting appropriate vendor mix 3.Vendor & Product Research • Identify and leverage alternate buying & sourcing opportunities to ensure competitive edge by constant renegotiation • Ensure effective communication, collation and follow-up on product requirements and findings obtained from the sales/store data • Stay on top of the latest trends in buying and discuss the same with the department/category Manager from time to time to assess realignment of existing processes • Gather information from Industry trade groups or through trade shows/market visits 4.Vendor & Order Management • Place orders as per buying plan & ensure delivery as per Service Level Agreement • Follow the reverse logistics guidelines to send the faulty / damaged goods back to the vendor • Develop an adequate vendor base for the concept through active scouting and negotiation / renegotiation • Build and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers and negotiate the best deals with them for procuring merchandise Company Industry Retail Department/Functional Area Buying / Purchase / Procurement / Vendor Management Desired Candidate Profile Candidates from Tier-1 B-Schools will be preferred. Job Experience • 3+ years of buying experience in the category • Knowledge of product range development • Preferably, has exposure to GCC market Required Leadership Skills • Attitude – “Get Things Done” • Clear Thinking | Simple Execution | Focused Approach • Receptive to feedback and accepting of others viewpoints • Maintains highly customer-centric approach • Cultural Fit – Sense of purpose, Humility & Customer focused approach Keywords Buyer Procurement Purchase Supply Chain Logistics Vendor Vendor Management Sourcing Buying Login To ApplyRegister & ApplyApply Without Registration REPORT THIS JOB Disclaimer: Naukrigulf.com is only a platform to bring jobseekers & employers together. Applicants are advised to research the bonafides of the prospective employer independently. We do NOT endorse any requests for money payments and strictly advice against sharing personal or bank related information.We also recommend you visit Security Advice for more information. If you suspect any fraud or malpractice, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org People also searched for Dubai UAE All Jobs Buyer Jobs in Dubai Merchandiser Jobs in Dubai Vendor Development Jobs in Dubai Buying Jobs in Dubai Merchandising Jobs in Dubai Sales Jobs in Dubai Procurement Jobs in Dubai Buyer Jobs in UAE Merchandiser Jobs in UAE Vendor Development Jobs in UAE Buying Jobs in UAE Merchandising Jobs in UAE Sales Jobs in UAE Procurement Jobs in UAE Buyer Jobs Merchandiser Jobs Vendor Development Jobs Buying Jobs Merchandising Jobs Sales Jobs Procurement Jobs Landmark Group Our company is a highly profitable leading retailer of the GCC region has its presence in all 6 countries of GCC, Jordan, India and Pakistan has touched the lives of millions through its products and services. It currently operates over 900 stores across the Globe. In addition to its retail sector, the Group has also diversified into leisure, food, hotels and electronics and has created a comprehensive infrastructure including its own logistics and distribution division, to support its retail operations and other businesses. More Additional Information Required Employer has requested some additional information along with your application for this job Cancel Login to Naukrigulf Continue using GOOGLE FACEBOOK All your activity will remain private or Forgot Password?