Purchaser / Merchandiser Required

  • Industry: Retailing
  • Career: Mid Career
  • Job Location: Dubai
  • Salary: AED 5001-7000
  • Experience: 2 – 5 Years
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Gender: Any
  • Street: Dubai Investment Park
  • City: Dubai
  • Listed: December 28, 2017 2:24 pm
  • Expires: 24 days, 23 hours

Description

Our firm in looking for a Purchaser/ Merchandiser. Our firm is searching for an experienced Purchaser / Merchandiser who will be able to process the things from the managers and fulfill the requisition on time.

Responsibilities:
Duties vary depending on the company and the particular retail sector, but will typically include:
• planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans in conjunction with buyers
• liaising with buyers, analysts, stores, suppliers and distributors
• maintaining a comprehensive library of appropriate data
• working closely with visual-display staff and department heads to decide how goods should be displayed to maximize sales
• producing layout plans for stores, sometimes called ‘statements’
• forecasting profits and sales, and optimizing the sales volume and profitability of designated product areas
• planning budgets and presenting sales forecasts and figures for new ranges
• controlling stock levels based on forecasts for the season
• using specialist computer software, for example to handle sales statistics, produce sales projections and present spreadsheets and graphs
• analyzing every aspect of bestsellers (for example, the bestselling price points, colors or styles) and ensuring that they reach their full
potential
• maintaining awareness of competitors’ performance
• monitoring slow sellers and taking action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary
• gathering information on customers’ reactions to products
• analyzing the previous season’s sales and reporting on the current season’s lines
• making financial presentations to senior managers
• accompanying buyers on visits to manufacturers to appreciate production processes
• meeting with suppliers and managing the distribution of stock, by negotiating cost prices, ordering stock, agreeing timescales and delivery
dates and completing the necessary paperwork
• identifying production and supply difficulties and dealing with any problems or delays as they arise
• managing, training and supervising junior staff

Qualifications:
1. Purchaser – Bachelor Degree
2. Merchandiser – High School or Equal

Skills Required:
• Strong analytical and numerical skills to work out budgets and understand sales figures
• The ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment and to quickly identify problems and recommend solutions
• Sound decision-making skills and the ability to plan and priorities
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills
• The capability to work well as part of a team and to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people
• Strong commercial acumen and the ability to understand what will appeal to customers
• Computer literacy
• Creative flair
• Self-confidence.

Salary: Good Salary + Befits package will be offered (Negotiable).
If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please email your updated cv to; hrdxb@mail.com