Head- Buying and Merchandising

Industry / Sector / Domain

Apparel

Location

Gurugram

Experience Range

8-12 years

Company Profile

A leading apparel and fashion brand

Job Profile

  • Preparing annual and quarterly budgets, and presenting them to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Tracking inventory movement and systematically introducing promotions, sales, price changes, etc.
  • Identifying trends and monitoring supply and demand.
  • Overseeing the planning and implementation of merchandising strategies.
  • Negotiating the costs of inventory for multiple stores.
  • Planning season launch for all the stores basis the initial launch plan so as to ensure that all the stores get adequate stocks for launching the new season.
  • Forecasting for the upcoming season basis the trends in the market.
  • Study of the previous season performance and planning for the future seasonal bookings of the articles.
  • Responsible for stock analysis to figure out the gaps and take corrective actions required.
  • Working on the store replenishment for all the divisions.
  • Coordinating with the global office on day to day status of the articles placed on order
  • Working on the pricing of the ordered inventory.
  • Collaborating with various e-commerce channels and agencies for selling the articles.

Candidate Profile

  • Experience of 8-12 years in buying & planning for footwear, apparel, and accessories.
  • Should be Graduate/Post-Graduate in Fashion.
  • Should have excellent communication skills.
  • Should have Leadership and Team management skills.
  • Should be a good planner
  • Should have the ability for decision-making along with negotiation skills.

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