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Buying & Merchandising Manager

Job Title: Buying & Merchandising Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Arab Emirates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q102546_1487763501
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
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Job Published: February 22, 2017 11:40

Job Description

Job Title: Buying & Merchandising Manager

Job Ref: 102546

Job Location: UAE

Salary: 28000-30000 AED per month

Job Description:

Our client, a fast-growing Retail company across the Middle East is looking to hire a passionate and driven Buying & Merchandising Manager. You will need to develop, organize, and apply effective planning strategies for your brand.

As a Buying & Merchandising Manager, your responsibilities include:

  • Analyses latest trends and competitor activities to facilitate future strategic planning;
  • Work with the Head Office; Buyers, Merchandisers & VM teams in sharing successes and identifying missed opportunities and agreeing a plan of action around product, availability and placement;
  • Have an even weighting of experience between product and merchandise planning;
  • Have commercial acumen to make the right business decisions based on trends and sales figures;
  • Responsible for ensuring the team delivers the required standards;
  • Educate and Motivate your team;
  • Identify and meet customers' and clients' needs;
  • Build excellent relationships with your brand


  • Proven excellent experience as a Senior Merchandise / Business Manager / Buying & Merchandising Manager for more than 5 years;
  • Preferably in the Fashion and Home Retail industry;
  • Bachelor's degree holder;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and analytical skills;
  • Passionate, commercial and driven individual

If you think you are qualified for the role, then submit your CV for review!

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.