Job description / Role
Quest is working with successful retail business in the Middle East looking for a Junior Buyer (Home) to join their team in Dubai. We are ideally looking for someone who has relevant experience as a Buyer handling homeware product.
Your responsibilities as a Buyer will be the following:
- Assist the manager in developing and 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
- Recommend design executions based on market trends to leverage on opportunities
- Prepare and submit relevant buying / purchasing analysis reports on a regular basis
- Perform related ad-hoc tasks
- Bachelor’s degree, with at 2-4 years’ experience in similar role
- Experience as a Buyer in homeware category
- Strong presentation, data analysis, project management skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Self-starter, well-organized, detail-oriented, can work independently and/or with a team
- Languages: English, Arabic (advantage)
If you are a proven Buyer professional looking for a new challenge to advance your career in a rewarding role, please apply 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.