Job description / Role
Luxury Buyer - Harvey Nichols - Kuwait
This is an exciting Buyer opportunity for luxury jewelry, accessories & handbags department. Reporting to the Senior Buyer you will be responsible for assisting them in the development of buying for Harvey Nichols - Kuwait. You will be involved in brand selection, product launches, in-store merchandising, attending & planning buying trips, liaising with Visual, marketing & Store teams and category management.
You will have/be:
* At least 5 years' retail fashion experience, including 3 years in a buying role for luxury brands.
* Highly developed negotiation and sales planning skills
* Experience of managing suppliers.
* Excellent English communication skills (Arabic language skills are also desirable).
About the Company
As a leading international franchise operator, with nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond.
Alshaya Group is a dynamic multinational business and family owned enterprise with a consistent record of growth and innovation. For 35 years, Alshaya has been a pioneering force in brand franchising, using its exceptional knowledge and experience to expand at pace.
Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn, KidZania and, coming soon, Hampton by Hilton.
From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors; Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings, Leisure & Entertainment, and Hotels. A diverse, skilled team of 53,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, a growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences.