- Job Location: Lebanon
- Job Category: Other
- Employment Type: Employee
- Job Duration: Full Time
Monday till Friday from 9:00 am till 6:00 pm
Location: Head Office – Zalka
Within Mike Sport : Marketing Dpt., Warehouse Dpt., Accounting & Finance Dpt., Retail Dpt, Wholesale Unit
Outside Mike Sport : Suppliers
SCOPE OF THE JOB
The Buyer is responsible for performing various activities related to purchasing products in accordance with established purchase policies and procedures.
Coordinate with designated departments regarding needed products, evaluate bid specifications and review requirements in order to ensure compliance with operations.
Purchase products for the operations in accordance with established guidelines, process requisitions and award Purchase Orders to preferred suppliers based on best practices.
Identify potential vendors based on set requirements.
Review price quotes and availability of products and monitor compliance to specifications and or qualifications.
Benchmark products prices in the market and negotiate with suppliers accordingly.
Coordinate with vendors in order to ensure prompt delivery and adherence to specifications and resolve occurring problems before escalating to the hierarchy.
Coordinate with the Head of Brands in order to maintain appropriate stock level.
Analyze consumer buying pattern & predict future trends.
Review performance indicators periodically (Sales, Discount level etc…) in order to reach an acceptable stock level & maximize profitability.
Maintain good relationships with existing suppliers and work on sourcing plan for new brands/products.
Monitor the products performance based on reports analysis (Inventory, Stock, best seller reports, Sell through, Sales per SQM, Gross Marginal etc…).
Visit stores in order to ensure that brand standards are followed and that merchandising visuals are done according to guidelines.
Perform other duties that are aligned & related to the job scope.
Attention to Details
Planning & Organizing
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
Experience: At least 3 years of experience in the field.
Linguistic Skills: Advanced in written & spoken English & Arabic, French is a plus.
Computer Skills: Extensive knowledge in Ms. Office.
Retail KPIs and reporting skills are a must.