Buyer

Location : Singapore

General Responsibilities:

  • The primary purpose is to establish a representative product line in the assigned categories to enable all stores to achieve their sales targets while maintaining a strong competitive position.

  • Source the best suppliers, negotiate the best prices and conditions in order to achieve the Company goals.

  • Visit periodically stores to assess the value of our product line and needs and analyzer the competition.

Main Responsibilities:

Strategic Vision

  • Helps to share the company product strategy;

  • Adheres to brand product strategy to ensure cohesive statement is maintained.

Range Planning

  • Balances the range for the target consumer and by market in terms of price points, styles, fashion color, fabric, etc. i.e.

  • Continuous in-seasonal collection review to maximize range, sales and profit.

  • Analyze competitor product ranges and actions to ensure we are above and up front from them.

  • Interfaces with all different functions of the business i.e. planning, merchandising, allocation and ensures a information flow at all times.

Profit Focused

  • Sources ranges from best suppliers/vendor/brands to achieve optimum delivery and margins.

  • Demonstrates ability to drive profit opportunities: using critical path to ensure maximum flexibility to decrease markdown risk and maximize sales.

  • Reviews department performance weekly and proposes action trading out of poor performing areas and buying into successful areas.

Managing tools

  • Company merchandising policy and procedure

  • Prosperity cards as per categories

  • Seasonal open-to-buy and open to buy follow up

  • S.I.R., Board, sales statistics, special reports.

  • Operational plan, strategy and tactics.

  • List of authorized suppliers

  • Fashion magazines, trade magazines, sport magazines.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Professional Certificate/NiTEC, Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, any field.

  • Required skill(s): market research, market survey research, planning, relation management, budget management, Product And Market Development.

  • At least 3 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.

  • Preferably Senior Executives specializing in Purchasing/Inventory/Material & Warehouse Management or equivalent.

Full-Time position(s) available

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