Buyer – Footwear
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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.
- 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
- 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!