Manager - Buying (Roadster)


Roles and Responsibilities


  • Responsible to manage business portfolio for business.
  • A comprehensive role which involves all aspects of business – Analytics, financial planning, range planning, sourcing and managing people – vendors & team.


  • Responsible to optimize sales for a group of products
    • Revenue
    • Margins
    • Growth of categories
  • Range Planning
    • Product-Brand mapping
    • Product range planning for the category Planning
    • Effectively planning and forecasting in order to maximize profitability
    • Trend forecasts and implement sale plans
    • Financial analysis - Sales, Margin, Discount and Inventory related analysis
  • Option planning
    • OTB working along with the central planning team
  • Inventory Management
    • Planning for the inventory flow for entire category
  • Team Management
    • Leading a team of designer, factory operations and sourcing
  • Vendor Management
    • Responsible for managing vendors and building the network to ensure that
    • Vendor-Product Mapping
    • Building fabric base, printing base network and vendor base
  • Supply Chain
    • Building processes to ensure the production happens within 30 days from concept to delivery Collaborative Partnership
    • Liasoning with all the brands
    • Co-ordinating with sales and marketing for the growth of category

Qualifications & Experience

  • 4-6 years of experience with Fashion Background.
  • Familiarity with category management for relevant category.
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement.
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships.
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analysing and interpreting data.