Job title: Buying Manager (Imported Clothing Brands)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Prakanong, Bangkok
Industry:
  • Wholesale/Retail
Expertise:
  • Marketing & Public Relations
Salary type: Monthly
Salary from: THB ฿100,000.00
Salary to: THB ฿150,000.00
Job published: 2019-08-23
Job ID: 80300
Contact name: Wekmatee Sintra, Kamonrat Aounon
Phone number: , 0613981523

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Developing the commercial skills, product knowledge, customer understanding and leadership skills of the Buying team for imported lifestyle and sport brands.
  • Ensuring that teams have a clear understanding of their roles and development needs, and providing coaching, training and performance management.
  • Working with the Merchandise Planning Manager to ensure product selection in each brand will deliver targeted sales and GP growth.
  • Ensuring that working plans react to performance and seasonal trends, and adjusting plans to maximise sales, and, ensuring buying takes an end-to-end approach to P&L and delivers monthly EBIT targets.
  • Ensuring the clear execution of the brand identity activities, and that our product selection reflects target customers, and, establishing long term brand value and loyalty.
  • Studying both competitors and market data to identify trends for new product types or styles.
  • Attending trade fairs and events to identify third party ranges that can be added to our multi-brand stores, or to find inspiration with the Design team for new collections on our own label ranges.
  • Working with the Sourcing and Development teams to find ways to improve efficiency in terms of buying processes.
  • Working with Visual Merchandising, Marketing teams, and Retail teams, to ensure key stories and highlighted styles are understood and communicated clearly to customers.

Qualifications:

  • Thai national with at least a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in buying or merchandizing for fashion products, preferably sports or lifestyle clothing.
  • Experience leading a team and working cross-functionally.
  • Able to lead a Buying team while managing own operation buying work
  • Proficient in spoken and written English (will report to a non-Thai Supervisor).
  • Passion for fashion and detailed knowledge of imported fashion.
  • Strong leadership skills and flexible.