With more time at home we are all looking for accessories that will add that special extra!
If you have a Buying background with home product the following could be the opportunity for you.
This successful mid-price range Retailer has excellent plans for further growth of the business within the Middle East and Internationally. For Retail e commerce and B2B. The opportunity is for a Buyer of Home Decor & Accessories This may include Tabletop, Gifting Textiles and Home Fragrance.
Ultimately the position will be at their Head Office in Riyadh and initially until it is safe to travel the successful candidate will be supported to work from home.
Responsibilities for the Buyer will include:
Developing range plans with the Buying Director and working closely with other Buyers and the Merchandise team to agree budgets
Developing new product and sourcing relevant suppliers.
Negotiating prices and terms with the different manufacturers.
Monitoring sales performance and taking responsibility for achieving sales and margins across your categories of responsibility.
Carrying out competitor analysis and being aware of potential new categories for growth
Provide and keep accurate sales reports and product information.
Work cross functionally with the different depts. such as Marketing and ensure accurate information is provided for new product launches.
The position will include some travel to suppliers and trade shows within different countries as required and naturally when it is safe to do so.
Educated to Degree level . It is essential that you have experience of developing product for the home environment. This can be with hard or soft goods. (Lighting/ Glassware/ Linens/ Kitchen ware/ Home Fragrance /Gifts will all be of interest. Ideally you will be working as a Buyer or Junior Buyer within retail /e commerce. Or you may have experience of buying for an interior design Company. A background within retail merchandising will also be considered.
If you have the required industry experience are a great communicator with good IT and analytical skills, and a creative eye, we would like to hear from you.
Riyadh is the new Dubai .