Buyer Apparel

Explorado is seeking a highly enthusiastic, creative and talented Buyer for a fun and ambitious project.
We are building a software ecosystem for modern eCommerce, based on the principles of people’s natural behavior of exploration, discovery and adventure. Our technological design will form the basis of our own eCommerce store based on gamification, artificial intelligence and predictive analysis.
Come help us build the future of eCommerce, completely in-house and from the ground up. Be part of the innovation people will talk about in the future!

Main Responsibilities:

• Experience in managing Fashion (Apparel) category

• Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends

• Devise long-term development strategies for product categories

• Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products

• Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands

• Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility

• Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category

• Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory

• Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category

• Define and implement the category strategy and plans based on department/company initiatives, consumer and market trends

• Responsible for developing the merchandising, assortment, and promotional strategy to maximize sales and margin on assigned categories.

• Maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiate pricing, delivery, and payment terms Identify and execute sales-driving strategies, cross channel synergies, and business development opportunities

• Responsible for online merchandising efforts, such as product categorization, cross-sells, upsells, and featured product selections

• Maintain accurate and compelling product information

• Participate in refinement and evolution of the online shopping experience, specifically around merchandise presentation, promotional capabilities, and conversion processes.

Main Requirements:

• Prior experience within a buying position

• Must possess excellent MS office skills, especially MS Excel

• Experience in managing categories (focus on fashion/childcare/beauty&accessories)

• Strong analytical skills and negotiation

• Excellent communication skills

• Knowledge of sourcing, buying, product development, and stock management

• Project management skills

• Leadership skills

Why should you join us:

• Be in a company where you can make a difference: you’ll have the freedom to innovate and quickly adopt new ideas.

• You can work in a flexible office//remote arrangement in our offices located in Bucharest’s Old City Center. We encourage a free and healthy office culture.

• A bespoke career development plan, which includes continuous personal development through courses.

• Other goodies like: 23 vacation days, meal tickets, top notch health subscription, bi-monthly office get-together, monthly team sponsored lunches, short Friday

 

 

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