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Retail Buyer - Footwear

Job Title: Retail Buyer - Footwear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, Dubai
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: Q98637
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email: Steve.Chrysostomou@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: June 24, 2015 07:17

Job Description

One of the UAE's rapidly retailers is looking to hire an experienced Retail Buyer - Footwear to join its expanding operations team. You will be responsible for planning and selecting a range of products to sell in retail outlets.

Other Responsibilities

  • Analysing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends;
  • Regularly reviewing performance indicators, such as sales and discount levels;
  • Managing plans for stock levels;
  • Reacting to changes in demand and logistics;
  • Meeting suppliers and negotiating terms of contract;
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products;
  • Support all product promotional activities in the stores and proactively work with the Training Department to ensure up-to-date product training is delivered to the stores.writing reports and forecasting sales levels;
  • Create clear, comprehensive product plans to ensure profitability by maintaining & building consumer focused brand lines
  • Liaising with shop personnel to ensure supply meets demand;
  • Training and mentoring junior staff.

Candidate should have:

  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Advance Microsoft Office Skills
  • Strong English Communication Skills

If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV in a Word Document format.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.