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RNA Resources Group Limited

Posted on June 9, 2019

5 - 8 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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Buyers, also known as purchasing agents, are analyzers, negotiators and deal-makers. They research, evaluate and buy products for companies to either resell to customers or use in their everyday operations.

Key Accountabilities and process:
· Determine buying requirements and formulate buying plan and budget for the assigned department/category
· Align the buying plan to the overall department/category business plan and the merchandize strategy as laid down by the department/ category manager
Help meet the profit targets by ensuring timely procurement of the department/category Merchandise
· Pursue cost reduction measures through centralized bulk buying and/ or selecting appropriate vendor mix, scanning the environment for benchmarks and constantly improving the purchase process
· 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
· Maintain contact with vendors; update list of vendors for bidding purposes; attend product demonstrations, obtain samples and literature regarding potential products and vendor capabilities and confer with end users
· Identify, evaluate and select appropriate vendor mix to achieve business objectives
· Place orders based on the buying plan and ensure merchandise is delivered as per the plan based on the agreed service level agreement
· Implement financial and credit services agreement with the vendor that maximize profit and positively contribute to cash flow
· Track the merchandise transportation from supplier to landmark distribution center and ensure smooth flow of goods
· Follow the reverse logistics guidelines to send the faulty / damaged goods back to the vendor
· Identify and leverage alternate buying opportunities to source products and to ensure that company maintains its competitive edge by constant renegotiation
· Ensure effective communication, collation and follow-up on various product requirements and findings obtained from the sales/store data
· Keep abreast 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

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Graduates / High School with Diploma in commerce
English – Mandatory
Arabic – Beginner / intermediate
Job Experience
5 to 8 years in retail industry in buying and merchandising role
Basic MS office, Excel and PPT.
• Good Knowledge of Buying processes
• Good Knowledge of Retail brands
• Planning and organizing skills
• Networking skills & Negotiation skills.
• Attention to detail


Buying / Purchase / Procurement / Vendor Management

Desired Candidate Profile


•Hold a Bachelor Degree certificate in any relevant discipline
•Good writing and communication skill in English
•At least 5 years of bath & body category, retail commercial experience is a must
•Result driven, analytical, good business acumen and effective negotiation skill
•Impeccable attention to detail, team player and able to thrive in fast pace environment


Buying Price Negotiation Procurement Supplier Development

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