Manager - Buying (Innerwear and Loungewear)

Bengaluru

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Vendor Management
    • Responsible for managing vendors and building the network
    • 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

Qualification & 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, analyzing and interpreting data