Buyer/Senior Buyer - Apparel & Footwear (Next Gen Program) Landmark Gulf Group Posted on April 24, 2019 6 - 7 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates Any Graduation. Any Nationality Send Me Jobs Like This SEND Alert Set Successfully Opening 01 Job Description EMAIL JOB SEND Email sent successfully. SHARE JOB *About Us:We are one of the largest non-food retailers in the ME region and our core homegrown brands are well known to customers in this market are Centrepoint, Max, Splash, Home Centre, Babyshop, Lifestyle, and Shoemart.Job Description1.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 standards2.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 merchandising 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 mix3.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 visits4.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 merchandiseJob Experience- 6 years of buying experience in the category- Knowledge of product range development- Preferably, has exposure to GCC marketRequired 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 Company Industry Retail Department/Functional Area Buying / Purchase / Procurement / Vendor Management Desired Candidate Profile Keywords Buyer/Senior Buyer - Apparel & Footwear 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 email@example.com People Looking for Senior Buyer Jobs also searched Dubai UAE All Jobs Senior Buyer Jobs in Dubai Merchandiser Jobs in Dubai Vendor Development Jobs in Dubai Merchandising Jobs in Dubai Buying Jobs in Dubai Procurement Jobs in Dubai Sourcing Jobs in Dubai Senior Buyer Jobs in UAE Merchandiser Jobs in UAE Vendor Development Jobs in UAE Merchandising Jobs in UAE Buying Jobs in UAE Procurement Jobs in UAE Sourcing Jobs in UAE Senior Buyer Jobs Merchandiser Jobs Vendor Development Jobs Merchandising Jobs Buying Jobs Procurement Jobs Sourcing Jobs Landmark Gulf Group View Contact Details Contact Name/ Designation: - Website https://landmarkgroup.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=12367&lang=en 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?