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Retail Buyer


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Location:
Mumbai, MH
Date:
10-11-2016
Job Code:
58247133
Categories:
  • Retail & Wholesale
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Job Details

KEY DELIVERABLE To deliver fast fashion merchandise to the consumer with unique products that are true to the brand DNA. To ensure high quality product delivery to the consumer at the right price. To ensure a healthy Sell Through& Gross Margins for the season. To identify opportunities in the market & evolve seasonal buy accordingly.KEY TASKS Creating a store-wise detailed OTB plan with the Brand Head & the planner for each season. Study previous season s performance and take corrective action in relation to key KPIs (like ASPs, BQ, ABV, Sell Throughs). To present an international trend forecast to the brand team before the buying season. To make a store-wise, weekly buy plan for 22 Weeks for each season. To ensure a right buy mix of High Fashion, Commercial and basic styles at the floor. To ensure that merchandise at the floor is always a representation of the brand DNA. Analysing weekly reportswith the planners & merchandisers. To make monthly reports on competition brands & present the same to the brand team. To ensure right sourcing mix with push on Asia sourcing. To directly interact with the Brands designers and product managers & provide them with design/product direction for the season. Travel to international fairs for trend & sourcing inputs.PERSONALITY / ATTITUDE / SKILLS Deep understanding of the International Fashion Retail Business. Should have been a buyer with a well-known international brand (full time) for atleast 5 years. Should be excellent promoter & marketer of fashion and should herself be an ambassador for the same. Should have an analytical bent with a keen sense on commercial fashion. Should be ready to take challenges & question anything with reasonable logic. A team player who likes to take feedback on performance. Strong sales focus and number orientation; capability to think strategically. Understanding of fashion, trends and the product. Open to challenges, adaptability to shifting work patterns; capability to take on-the-fly decisions.KEY DELIVERABLE To deliver fast fashion merchandise to the consumer with unique products that are true to the brand DNA. To ensure high quality product delivery to the consumer at the right price. To ensure a healthy Sell Through& Gross Margins for the season. To identify opportunities in the market & evolve seasonal buy accordingly.KEY TASKS Creating a store-wise detailed OTB plan with the Brand Head & the planner for each season. Study previous season s performance and take corrective action in relation to key KPIs (like ASPs, BQ, ABV, Sell Throughs). To present an international trend forecast to the brand team before the buying season. To make a store-wise, weekly buy plan for 22 Weeks for each season. To ensure a right buy mix of High Fashion, Commercial and basic styles at the floor. To ensure that merchandise at the floor is always a representation of the brand DNA. Analysing weekly reportswith the planners & merchandisers. To make monthly reports on competition brands & present the same to the brand team. To ensure right sourcing mix with push on Asia sourcing. To directly interact with the Brands designers and product managers & provide them with design/product direction for the season. Travel to international fairs for trend & sourcing inputs.PERSONALITY / ATTITUDE / SKILLS Deep understanding of the International Fashion Retail Business. Should have been a buyer with a well-known international brand (full time) for atleast 5 years. Should be excellent promoter & marketer of fashion and should herself be an ambassador for the same. Should have an analytical bent with a keen sense on commercial fashion. Should be ready to take challenges & question anything with reasonable logic. A team player who likes to take feedback on performance. Strong sales focus and number orientation; capability to think strategically. Understanding of fashion, trends and the product. Open to challenges, adaptability to shifting work patterns; capability to take on-the-fly decisions
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: 5-9

Requirements

Client Servicing | Merchandising | Relationship/Account Servicing
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