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Footwear Senior Buyer

Job Title: Footwear Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q85801
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RBJ.99182.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 20, 2012 17:59

Job Description

A leading international high street fashion retailer is looking for a talented Senior Footwear Buyer to work very closely alongside the Design team to continue putting together the most forward-thinking Footwear product ranges. The Senior Footwear Buyer will be responsible for: * Making sure the target customer is clearly identified and that their expectations and preferences are communicated to the Buying and Design teams * Specifying the price, style, range and sourcing strategies to reflect the changing needs of the target customer across these areas * Areas within this department covering all formal and casual Footwear across mens, womens and kids * Working very closely with the Buying Manager on a long term and short term strategy to build the brand both across the Middle East and the wider world * Formulating and achieving both range and sales plans within agreed parameters The ideal candidate will have: * An education to degree level or equivalent * A strong Buying background within the Footwear field * Similar experience with an international high street retailer In return for your hard work, the Senior Footwear Buyer will receive a strong basic salary and relocation package, great bonus potential and numerous other company benefits including a lucrative bonus scheme. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a billion dollar business as it continues to grow and diversify. If this sounds like the role and company you are seeking, please do not hesitate to apply with an up to date CV.