Carter Murray

Menswear Buyer

Recruiter
Location
Doha
Salary
UAE Dirhams20000 per month
Posted
01 Sep 2016
Closes
29 Sep 2016
Ref
874192
Marketing Disciplines
Category Management
Industry Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Other

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the creative direction whilst negotiating the best terms.
  • Manage the performance of menswear and work cross functionally to drive sales and maximise profitability
  • Partnering with the merchandise team, you will plan the OTB and monitor and review in season, taking action where necessary.
  • Responsible for developing relationships with brands
  • Corresponding with commercial teams as well as boutiques and concession managers to analyse performance
  • Work closely with Retail Operations, Marketing and PR and will maximise promotional opportunities during negotiations with suppliers.

Skills:

  • At least 5 years' buying experience
  • Previous experience buying designer/ premium menswear brands is essential
  • Strategic with a solid understanding of the product and market
  • Strong negotiator and have the ability to influence and motivate a team
  • Creative, innovative and highly commercial approach
  • Ability to work within a multicultural team
  • Willingness to relocate and live in Doha
  • Open to international travel to attend seasonal buying trip