Our company is an online shopping club in Russia, operated by Privat Trade Ltd. KupiVIP.ru was founded in 2008. The discount fashion seller operates as a platform where buyers get direct access to products by Western brands in different countries of the world. Company offices are located in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Berlin, etc. We are looking for Buyer in Sport Division (apparel & shoes).
A few things about you
- High education.
- 4+ years buying of apparel and/or shoes in sport as a must (retail or e-commerce).
- Strong business acumen in channel distribution, net sales, margin, profit and inventory.
- Experience of the building strong relationships with suppliers, strong negotiation skills.
- Advanced written and spoken English as a must, other languages desirable.
- Knowledge of apparel production as plus.
- Deep knowledge of MS Excel (PivotTables as a must).
- Highly numerate and possess excellent analytical skills.
- Self-motivated, have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to solve problems at source.
Here’s what you can expect to be doing
- Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers.
- Negotiating with suppliers to ensure the range meets market needs, supports the customer proposition and achieves department goals.
- Managing brand portfolio of 50+ brands, brand portfolio development.
- Analyzing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends.
- Selection of assortment range on sku/size level according to the budget and sales results.
- Regularly reviewing performance indicators, such as sales and discount levels.
- Reacting to changes in demand and logistics.
- Liaising with other departments within the organization to ensure projects are completed.
- Participating in promotional activities for brand-portfolio, manage activations with cross-functional departments.
- Reporting on sales and margin performance against category plan, support by the Buyer/Junior Buyer.
What we offer
- Working in a fast growing company and professional young team.
- A wide choice of careers, with expectation opportunities for continues professionals developments.
- Fix salary and bonus (per months).
- Fair remuneration and additional benefits (for example, mobile phone, fitness, dance, etc.).
- Delicious coffee and corporate discounts of kupivip.ru goods (apparel, shoes, accessories, etc).
- Casual dress code and office location in the center (st. m. Kurskaya/Ploshad Ilicha).
- Finally, we are pride of having distinctly European business culture and we operate completely in accordance with Russian laws and regulations.