This successful Retailer has great plans for further growth of the business within the Middle East and Internationally. For Retail e tail and B2B. They now have an excellent opportunity for a Buyer of Home Fashion product. This will include Tabletop, Decorative Accessories, Textiles and Home Fragrance.
Responsibilities for the Buyer Home Fashion will include:
Developing range plans with the Buying Director and Merchandiser and agreeing budgets.
Developing new product and sourcing 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.
You will also work closely with the Marketing dept. to ensure accurate information is provided for new product launches.
Keep up to date with competitor activity and seek out potential categories for growth.
Provide and keep accurate sales reports and product information.
The position will include some travel to suppliers and trade shows as required and naturally when it is safe to do so.
Educated to Degree level
It is important that you have product development experience within a home category for soft or hard goods . ( Glassware/ Linens Kitchen ware/ Home Fragrance or Furniture will 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 within an interior design business.
A creative eye combined with excellent communication and IT skills are important as is fluency in the English language.
You will also need well developed commercial and analytical ability .
Genuine career scope in a position where you will have broad responsibility.
The Company is offering an excellent tax-free salary. Visa, Annual return flight to country of origin. Medical Insurance and 30 days paid holiday. This is a permanent contract.
There person can be based in either Dubai or Riyadh and will need to be prepared to travel as required.