Junior Buyer

Mike Sport

  • Job Location: Lebanon
  • Posted On: 2024-02-19
  • Expires On: 2024-06-18
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Job Details

  • Job Location: Lebanon
  • Job Category: Purchasing
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Job Duration: Full Time

Job Description

Working Hours:Monday till Friday 
From 9:00 am till 6:00 pm
Location:    Head Office – Zalka 

Relationship Span:
Within Mike Sport   : Marketing Dpt., Warehouse Dpt., Accounting & Finance Dpt., Retail Dpt, Wholesale Unit
Outside Mike Sport : Suppliers

The Junior Buyer is responsible for maintaining accurate database records and tracking of all products. In addition to 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.
    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…).
    Conduct regular store visits in order to ensure that brand standards are followed and that merchandising visuals are done according to guidelines.
    Ensure accurate update of Price Structure excel sheet, by adding full description about every single item (Barcode, Gender, Color, Size, Cost etc…)
    Perform the item creation process on system (Navision) in order to be shared with concerned parties.
    Prepare Sales Orders in coordination with buying team in case of international shipments.
    Conduct Transfer Orders in coordination with buying team, so the warehouse department can proceed with the distribution process of goods to our branches.
    Liaise with E-Commerce team and provide them administrative support to maintain an updated platform, by sharing the price structure of the selected items.
    Liaise with logistics team in order to set the Purchase Order before receiving any shipment.
    Coordinate closely with buying team in order to set the Price Structure of all received collection.
    Execute price changes & discounts of items on system, upon the request of the Manager.
    Receive defected items list from the warehouse department and report it to the buying team in order to take corrective actions.
    Perform other duties that are aligned & related to the job scope.

Attention to Details    
Commercial Understanding    
Communication Skills    
Cultural Awareness    
Customer Focus    

    Education:  Bachelor Degree in Business Administration.
    Experience:  1 to 2 years’ experience in the field.
    Linguistic Skills: Advanced in written & spoken English & Arabic, French is a plus.
    Computer Skills: Extensive knowledge in Ms. Office.