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Buyer needs to be proactively initiate continuous global product sourcingSelecting the right products from inventory to ensure fast sales and to provide latest fashion to the end userResponsible for negotiation of terms and conditions with assigned vendorsPlanning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans in accordance with brandsManage and maintain daily correspondence of assigned vendors/accountsAchieve margin and sell thru targetsMaintaining a complete archive of data for all categoriesNegotiate deliveries to ensure consistent and early flow of goods/merchandise to maximize sales and meet planMaintain and develop excellent vendor relationshipsAttending buying appointments photographing and detailing the product as necessaryEnsure right mix of product and maintain awareness of competitors position and market shareTravel if requiredAttending ad-hoc buying appointments to gather product information for review.Competitive shopping analysis (on and offline)Maintenance of payment terms and shipping details recordsPricing of orders whilst maintaining appropriate marginWorking closely with brands staff and department heads to decide how products should be shot for display online as also for product descriptionsCalculating optimum transactions amongst categoriesPlanning sample collections from brands, shoot dates coordination and return of samples to brandsGraduate (or equivalent) with recognized experience as a fashion buyer in a retail environmentProven commercial experience of trading in a fast paced environmentFluency in English desirableGood judgment and decision making skillsConfidence in suggesting calculated risksCompetent in computer skill and have a strong analytical skillsProfessional and well spoken, with excellent communication skillsKeen eye for fashion and detailsPro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve the offering
Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 2-7


Logistics/Transport/Supply | Merchandising | Relationship/Account Servicing
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