Associate - Buying(Innerwear)


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 – 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
  • 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

  • 2-5 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.