Head of Buying
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Quest Search & Selection is working with a well-established fashion (ladieswear) retail company and they are looking for an extraordinary Head of Buying to join their team based in Dubai, UAE. This is a great opportunity for a trend conscious, established leader looking for their next career growth.
As the Head of Buying (Ladieswear), you must perform the following duties:
- Analyses latest trends and competitor activities to facilitate future strategic planning;
- Leading a large team of Buying Managers, Buyers and Merchandisers in order to strategize buying, sourcing and design strategies;
- Have an even weighting of experience between product and merchandise planning;
- Have commercial acumen to make the right business decisions based on trends and sales figures;
- Responsible for ensuring the team delivers the required standards;
- Educate and motivate your team;
- Identify and meet customers’ and clients’ needs;
- Build excellent relationships with your brand
Requirements for an Ideal Candidate (Head of Buying – Ladieswear)
- Minimum of 10 – 15 years of Buying experience for womenswear/ladieswear.
- Preferably in the Fashion Retail industry;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- Strong organizational, leadership, and analytical skills;
- Passionate, commercial and driven individual
This is a great opportunity for someone to come on board and lead the business to grow. You will be exposed to several parts of the business and have the opportunity to grow and develop your own career.
Please note only suitable candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted.
If you feel you have the skills and experience, please reply with an up to date CV today!
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Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.