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Buying Manager - Food

Jaleel Holdings

10 - 15 years $4,001 - $5,000 Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Indian

, Posted on March 27, 2018 1 Opening

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Position Summary:
Buying Manager for Food Category. Oversee the category management with the objective of maximizing sales and profits. Provide clear direction to the buying, merchandising and retail teams to ensure alignment on distribution and commercial priorities to ensure seasonal readiness.

Role Description:
Key Responsibilities/KRAs/KPIs: Implementing sales promotion plans & new store merchandise planning to generate increased sales for achievement of revenue targets. Budgeting and forecasting of the product categories and placement of the directed assortments in the marketplace. Implement the Pricing strategies of the products. Plan and oversee effective product mix for specific region. Ensure optimum inventory levels are maintained across categories & territories keeping in mind store requirements as well as working capital constraints. Provide inputs on the expected margins, possible price points and other parameters for promotions within the product category. Analyze the effectiveness of the promotions in achieving the targeted levels of sales and margins. Ensure procurement efficiency and best buying cost through market audit and negotiation. Negotiate display and rebate agreements with potential partners.

Team Organization:
Reporting to: Head - Buying & Merchandising
Team Structure: Will manage a team of 4 Category Buyers

Industry Type : FMCG / Foods / Beverages
Functional Area : Buying / Purchase / Procurement / Vendor Management

Desired Candidate Profile

10 – 12 years relevant experience with FMCG brands (preferably in Middle East)
Technical product knowledge, market and trends, competition and competitors, market and product knowledge, merchandising management
Advanced MS- Office skills


Food FMCG Buying Category Management Channel Sales Sales Inventory Management Vendor Management Supplier Management Sourcing Procurement Buyer

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Jaleel Holdings

Jaleel Holdings is a UAE based investment company with interests in the FMCG, IT, Metal Fabrication and Education sectors.

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Mr. Sajid Ur Rehman - Recruiter

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