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Footwear Buyer

Job Title: Footwear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90471
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: kiw.42863.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 08, 2012 14:36

Job Description

This leading fashion retailer is looking for a strong, confident individual to become its new Footwear Buyer. The company comprises a mixture of collections, from clothing and footwear to household products; and has proved itself as one of the most successful local players in the region’s high-street fashion category. As a result the client is looking for a highly motivated, talented individual who possesses strong interpersonal relationships and has natural negotiating abilities. The Footwear Buyer will have: * The ability to communicate effectively in order to liaise with suppliers and internal departments * Be flexible and versatile in order to follow trends worldwide * The confidence and experience to use sales and negotiation skills with suppliers * Be a confident planner of aesthetic and commercial sectors You will be: * 4-5 years of experience within footwear buying * Creative and enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills * Extensive knowledge of current and past trends * Strong in your negotiation skills, whilst maintaining relationships This is a chance to gain fantastic experience within an extremely innovative and fast growing company, enabling you to gain a broader understanding of the fashion industry as a whole. If this sounds like something you would be interested in and is an opportunity you would like to be involved in – apply now!