Job Description




Job Title: Buyer (Indent Buying)

Department: Merchandising

Location: Head Office

          

Direct manager:  Division Manager

Direct reports:  

KEY ROLE


  • In partnership with Product Development department, to develop and grow company revenues by developing private label and indent buy thru local and overseas buying trip.
  • Managing fashion apparel/shoes/handbag/kids and sports category.
  • Key lead for private label product development and OTB buying process
  • Design and execute key campaign calendar for all private labels and indent brands across all fashion concept, with responsibility on meeting all deadlines.
  • Operate as the primary “lead” partner / liaison with product development department for private label and sourcing new indent buy with local/overseas vendor.
  • Strong understanding and planning of OTB.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Responsible for meeting sales revenue and product margin target for all private label and indent buy
  • Define and manage product assortment, align with in-store marketing calendar and ensuring a consistent look, feel and product presentation across all stores
  • Design seasonal event calendar and execute with product and promotional plan to meet department revenue and product margin target
  • Competitive analysis and consumer insight
  • Strong Pricing strategy/marked down planning/Inventory control/PO & Delivery follow up
  • Strong cross department collaboration and able to communicate across all level

    REQUIREMENTS


    • In-depth OTB planning & Pricing strategy for fashion apparel/shoes/handbag/kids & sports categories
    • Must be able to work in demanding, fast-paced and high performance environment
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of fashion insight/trend
    • Must be proactive with a solution/result oriented attitude
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication and follow through skills
    • Must be highly organized and detailed oriented
    • Able to travel frequently
    • Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • Proven organizational skills – able to manage multiple demands with competing priorities and allocate time effectively.
    • Min Diploma Retail Merchandising and 3-5yrs Indent Buying experience preferred

       


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