This successful Retailer has great plans for further growth of the business within the Middle East and Internationally. For Retail, e Comm, and B2B. They now have an excellent opportunity for a Buyer of Home product. This will include Tabletop, Decorative Accessories, Textiles and Home Fragrance.
Responsibilities for the Buyer Home/Tabletop will include:
Developing range plans with the Buying Director and Merchandiser.
Developing new product and sourcing relevant suppliers for Home products.
Negotiating prices and terms with the suppliers.
You will also work closely with the Marketing dept. to ensure accurate information is provided for new product launches.
Monitor and analyse sales across the categories that you have responsibility for and take responsibility for achieving sales and margins.
Carry out comparative shopping and look at 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 as this is NOT a selection role. Ideally you will be working as a Buyer or Junior Buyer with retail or e -retail. Or you may have experience of buying for an interior design business.
Good communication and IT skills are essential as is fluency in the English language.
You will need to have well developed commercial and analytical ability and if you have previous experience within a merchandising capacity that will be of interest to the business.
Genuine career scope and one which where you can 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.
The preference is for the candidate to be based in Riyadh with an option to be based in Dubai