Job description / Role
Duties and Responsibilities:
* Represent Ecommerce / Retail through all aspects of the Buying process.
* Drive the sourcing, development and selection of products in line with strategy and plan.
* Drive online / offline product strategy through partnership with the rest of the Buying team
* Solid experience in product selection, buying, inventory, vendor negotiating, and business writing
* Deep understanding of Ecommerce processes, retail planning, key performance metrics
* Demonstrate advanced industry wide product knowledge, both regionally and internationally
* Analyze E-Commerce specific KPIs (e.g., traffic, conversion, bounce back, cart abandonment rate, average order volume, etc.)
* Utilize knowledge & expertise to bring in innovative new merchandise, new concepts & potentially exclusive product to attract new customers & grow sales
* Bachelor Degree in Business, or similar.
* Experience as an Ecommerce Buyer within luxury sector, beauty and fragrances
* Minimum 3 years' experience within an ecommerce specific buying role
* Experience (or potential) to manage a small team of buyers
* Fluent in English & Arabic written and Spoke
* Strong computer skills: Word, Excel
We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.
Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
About the Company
Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.
With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:
Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.
We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.