Job description / Role
We are working with a leading retail conglomerate in the Middle East as they seek for a Junior Buyer to join their team in Dubai. The candidate should have a background in retail, ideally in the footwear category.
As a Junior Buyer, you will:
- Assist the team in executing buying plans for the product lines
- Assist the team in preparing calendar and assortment plans
- Collaborate with key internal teams (e.g. design team, retail operations, production team) to ensure alignment on buying / planning objectives and KPIs
- Keep abreast with latest market trends and competitor activities
- Prepare and submit relevant buying / purchasing reports on a regular basis
- Perform admin related and other ad hoc tasks
- Bachelor’s degree, with at least 2 years’ experience in similar role
- Experience as a Buyer in or shoe wear or fashion retail categories
- Strong project management and administrative skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Self-starter, well-organized, detail-oriented, can work independently and/or with a team
- Strong English written and verbal communication skills
If you’re looking to progress your career in Buying and work for one of the most successful retailers in the GCC region, apply with your updated CV today.
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.