Buyer – Homewares

Buyer – Homewares

Ref: Q103212 | £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits | Location:Kuwait | Added:22/06/17

Job Description:

Quest Search & Selection based in Dubai are recruiting for a well-established retailer with their head office based in Kuwait. The role of Homeware Buyer is to ensure the right products are developed to build a commercial range for this category. The Homeware Buyer will have sole responsibility for this category and making key decisions throughout the buying process. You will report directly into a Head of Buying.

Core responsibilities:

  • Evaluate supplier options according to prices, quality, etc. and determine the best choices;
  • Determine market trends, customer demands, and competitor strategies to find more profitable opportunities;
  • Manage the overall store restock process;
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones;
  • Liaise with the Logistics Department to ensure the timely delivery of products and compliance with the contracts of purchase;
  • Create reports on sales, budgets and customer satisfaction and adjust your strategies accordingly

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a buyer or relevant role;
  • Experience in buying the home category
  • High level of commercial awareness, excellent numerical and analytical skills;
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills;
  • Exceptional vendor and supplier management;
  • Bachelor’s degree holder

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