Job summary

Career Level:
Mid Career (3+ years of experience)
Education:
College / High School
Job type:
Full time
Positions:
1
Salary:
AED 16,000

Luxury Fashion Buyer – Dubai, UAE

About this job

A large leading luxury retail group based in the UAE are currently looking to appoint an Associate Buyer for their high end fashion division.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Maintain the return all faulty merchandise to the supplier with the accompanying red debit correctly made out to ensure the department receives a credit. Ensure that that all samples are returned to the supplier when no longer required as applicable.
  • Enter the orders onto the system once the buyers returned from buying trip and ensure minimum discrepancies.
  • Pay regular visits to warehouse to resolve any shipment discrepancies and delay and liaise with the suppliers in case of any variance / damage to prompt immediate corrective action.
  • Maintain regular communication with suppliers as applicable. Assist with the efficient ordering delivery and payment of merchandise to reduce the likelihood of queries and problems.
  • To assist the Buyer to research and select from home and abroad, the best quality merchandise suppliers have to offer at the best price to maximise sales and profit margins. In conjunction with the Buyer to control the selection of merchandise for the Sales within the agreed markdown and to reach the agreed stock level.
  • Place re-orders as applicable in consultation with buyers and communicate relevant information to all relevant parties in planning and supply chain.
  • Maintain accurate database of vendor agreements and forward completed vendor agreements to Merchandise Planning.
  • Assist sales staff and management with customer service by placing special orders and providing information on stock availability and product knowledge.
  • Consolidate buying feedback reports and provide buyers with reports and recommendations per brand portfolio.
  • Consolidate all training material and maintain training calendar to ensure training has been delivered as per schedule.
  • Research future trends, keep in close contact with the market and keep up to date and monitor competitors’ activities within the market and provide reports to the Buyers.

 

Requirements:

  • High School in any discipline followed by qualification in Retailing or Retail Management / Purchase / Sales or related programs.
  • Good knowledge and experience in the (related) industry through work experience with international principals.
  • Buying experience and expertise typically gained over a period of at least 3 - 5 years within luxury.
  • Excellent planning, financial, communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient English (Arabic preferred). Keen to travel & develop network of professional & business relationships.

Job keywords/tags:  Luxury , Buyer , Mono Brand , Retail , Fashion

About Us

Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout. Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place.

We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services in the following specialist market sectors; Retail (Sales & Operations), Retail (Head Office), Education and Accountancy & Finance

Contact Information

Dubai, Head Office
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE


London, International Sourcing Office
St. John's Street
London, United Kingdom