Associate - Buying & Merchandising (Ethnic Wear)

Bengaluru

Role & Responsibilities:

Responsible to manage business portfolio for the brand of House of Pataudi. Portfolio includes ethnic wear for men, women and kids ethnic wear as well as other categories like home. A comprehensive role which involves all aspects of business –

  • Strong product knowledge, understanding of costing, fabric & trim knowledge, understanding of design – predominance of ethnic wear in all of these skills
  • Improving buying margins for the brand
  • Introducing new raw materials including fabric & trims
  • Should have an understanding of how to optimize cost for products
  • Range Planning
    • Manage assortment planning
    • Understanding of competition brands in ethnic wear space
  • Collaborative Partnership
    • Liasoning with all stakeholders including design, sourcing & PD teams
    • Coordinating with sales and marketing for the growth of category

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience with ethnic wear background
  • Familiarity with merchandising for relevant categories
  • Understanding of ethnic market and sound business judgement