Buyer – Footwear

Buyer – Footwear

Ref: Q103213 | £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits | Location:Kuwait city, Kuwait | Added:22/06/17

Job Description:

Quest Search & Selection are currently looking to hire a dynamic Footwear Buyer to be based in Kuwait for a very well established business that is currently going through a transformation project. Your key role is to build a footwear range for the business and source product internationally. You will report into the Head of Buying and have full ownership of your category.

Core responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Sales Department to forecast timely sales and budget;
  • Identify customer preferences and forecasting trends;
  • Discover and purchase new products and check the quality and quantity of the stocks;
  • Keep good relationship with existing and new suppliers;
  • Work closely with the logistics department for a timely arrival of the shipments;
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a buyer
  • Be a footwear buying specialist and have 3 years plus experience in this category.
  • Have global sourcing experience
  • Familiarity with market research, data analysis and forecasting techniques;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong supply management skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree holder

This is an exciting opportunity with an excellent tax-free salary and package! If you think that you are qualified for the job, please send us your updated CV for review!

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