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Head of Buying - Fashion

Job Title: Head of Buying - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, Dubai
Industry:
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q99872
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email: Renu.Dalani@questsearch.ae
Job Published: February 03, 2016 09:03

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a one of the leading retail group in GCC. Our client is looking for a Head of Buying to undertake all aspects of Buying & Merchandising and to play a leadership role in taking their fashion business to the next level. The role will be based in Dubai with an excellent salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Role

  • Leading a large team of Buying Managers, Buyers and Merchandisers in order to strategize buying, sourcing and design strategies for their self-owned brand
  • Work closely with internal & external support in order to drive the brand to its next quantum leap
  • Responsible for budgets & analysis in order to devise a successful product mix
  • Achieve/exceed sell through rate and stock turn as per agreed seasonal plan
  • Regularly investigate new sourcing opportunities to improve margin levels, product/service quality and timeline.

KEY SKILLS

  • Minimum of 15 - 18 years of Buying experience for Men's, women's, kid's fashion (Experience in 2 out of the 3 categories would be preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills & negotiation skills
  • Ability to recognize market trends
  • Excellent leadership skills

BENEFITS

  • Strong bonus scheme
  • The salary is TAX FREE
  • Additional benefits - Car allowance, relocation allowance, medical benefits for you and your family, Annual air ticket.

If you are a highly proactive, professionally presented person, and want to be part of an ever growing organization, this could well be your next long term role!

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