Al Tayer Group Careers – Associate Buyer

Website Al Tayer

Job Description:

The purpose of the role will be to plan, direct and control the area? sales through its purchases of high-quality merchandise at the most advantageous price, in order to meet and maintain merchandising standards and sales and profit objectives

Job Responsibilities:

  • Place re-orders as applicable in consultation with buyers and communicate relevant information to all relevant parties in planning and supply chain.
  • Maintain regular communication with suppliers as applicable. Assist with the efficient ordering delivery and payment of merchandise to reduce the likelihood of queries and problems.
  • To assist the Buyer to research and select from home and abroad, the best quality merchandise suppliers have to offer at the best price to maximise sales and profit margins. In conjunction with the Buyer to control the selection of merchandise for the Sales within the agreed markdown and to reach the agreed stock level.
  • Assist sales staff and management with customer service by placing special orders and providing information on stock availability and product knowledge.
  • Maintain the return all faulty merchandise to the supplier with the accompanying red debit correctly made out to ensure the department receives a credit. Ensure that that all samples are returned to the supplier when no longer required as applicable.
  • Pay regular visits to warehouse to resolve any shipment discrepancies and delay and liaise with the suppliers in case of any variance/damage to prompt immediate corrective action.
  • Enter the orders onto the system once the buyers returned from buying trip and ensure minimum discrepancies.
  • Maintain accurate database of vendor agreements and forward completed vendor agreements to Merchandise Planning.
  • Consolidate buying feedback reports and provide buyers with reports and recommendations per brand portfolio

Job Requirements:

  • Buying experience and expertise typically gained over a period of at least 2 – 3 years
  • High School in any discipline followed by qualification in Retailing or Retail Management/ Purchase/ Sales or related programs
  • Good knowledge and experience in the (related) industry through work experience with international principals.
  • Experience of planning, financial, communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient English (written & verbal). Keen to travel & develop network of professional & business relationships

Job Details:

Company: Al Tayer

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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