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Buying Manager

Zalora Group - Expires on Aug 12, 2015
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 2+ years
  • Expat and local
Merchandising / Purchasing
Job Category
E-Commerce / Online Media

Job Description

Reporting to: Director of Buying/Head of Buying

The ideal buying candidate needs to be highly motivated and a self-starter with an extreme attention to detail. As a vertical head, you will be tasked with all aspects of helping your team with execution including but not limited to contract negotiations, supplier lead generation and closures, process management, product revenues, sales analysis and inventory management.

  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships via outreach, pitching, and attending meetings. Negotiate product assortment, timelines, and business terms with vendors across Vietnam
  • Develop, communicate, and drive seasonal business strategies in sync with department leads that meet or exceed financial goals and customer expectations.
  • Work with Buying Operations, Buy Planning, and Operations teams to manage inventory levels and replenishment strategies. 

Job Requirements

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience as brand manager or a fashion brand merchandiser with direct experience in forecasting and product selection.
  • Previous experience in clothing and accessories industry in a retail or e-commerce setup is highly desirable.
  • Past track record of successfully managing a category/brand including conception, ordering and being responsible for sell through of the category as a whole.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the target customers and that of product trends.
  • Outstanding communication skills at all levels of an organization.
  • Possess a clear understanding of financial measurements and how to impact them.
  • Passion for working with business partners to identify opportunities, creates innovative solutions, and delivers results.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for working in a fast-paced, collaborative, startup environment.
  • Must be highly self-directed, results-oriented, and able to work at both strategic and tactical levels. 

About the recruiter

Zalora Group

ZALORA Group is Asia’s leading online fashion retailer. Founded in late 2011, we have a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, ...

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