Chalhoub-Senior Buyer Wanted in Dubai

Chalhoub-Senior Buyer Wanted in Dubai

Senior Buyer Wanted in Dubai

Posted: Today
Place: Dubai

We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over 60 years

As we continue to grow, it’s our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.

Our passionate teams drive our vision forward, without them, we couldn’t create luxury experiences for our customers. Through opportunities, development and support, we empower each and every employee to achieve their career goals – and beyond. It’s an exciting journey we’re on, and one you could be part of.

What we are looking for: Senior Buyer

As a key member of the team, the Senior Buyer will manage the open- to- buy deployment, product selection, ensuring point of sales are filled commercially and the brand image is well executed.

What you will do:

Ensure conformity of catalog management and assortment planning

Prepare seasonal optimal assortment plan by category for each type of store, following brand’s guidelines and work closely with the merchandise team accordingly

Regular visits to the stores

Conduct post- buying debriefings with store floor employees to ensure that the assortment is explained

Review of assortment of visible stock

Provide insights for the purchase budget

Review sell- thru targets by categories

Representing the brand in its respective categories according to the merchandising plan for the given market

Make an end- to- end calendar for the buying season (pre- buying, buying and post- buying)

Ensure that the local merchandise team and the commercial teams receive all information from the supplier available before buying

Ensure agreement with commercial team during/after pre- buying sessions on a store by store parameters and alignment on cross selling ratios per categories as well as color split by size, size breakdown and average retail

Validate product cancellations/substitutions proposed by supplier vs order placed

Maintain clear ratio of categories

Support in Inventory management

What you need to succeed in this role:

A minimum of 8 years of relevant buying experience with at least 4 years in a similar senior role with luxury fashion brands in the Middle East

Able to nurture relationships with key stakeholders

Solid 360 experience in pre- buying stage to the post buying stage including merchandise and inventory

Experience with multi channeled brand

Self- aware, with the appropriate leadership skills to inspire high performing teams

Experience of working in a fast- pace and complex environment

Exceptional communication, relationship- building, and project management skills

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance.

What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts.


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