Category Buyer, Perfumes & Cosmetics | Travel Retail MNC

Location Singapore, Singapore
Discipline Retail Services
Job Reference BBBH85137_1584092078
Salary Negotiable
Consultant Email shinn.huang@manpower.com.sg
EA License No. 02C3423

Our client is a Global MNC seeking an experienced Category Buyer to be a part of its business expansion.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the master data for existing and new articles, updating the cost, pricing and other details
  • Maintenance of suppliers' information, terms and conditions
  • Assortment Planning. Review on product pricing and assortment for retail as well as respective sales doors
  • Build planograms for retail as well as respective sales doors
  • Review offers and run analysis for order forecast by door Inventory Management
  • Review aging and slow moving inventory and ensure action plan is taken to run down stock on hand, i.e negotiate with brands on promotion mechanics and staff incentives
  • Ensure products are launched at the respective doors, as per brand's on-counter timeline Sales Performance and Analysis
  • Review brands' monthly sales performance by door, i.e assortment rationalization
  • Perform market analysis to determine current trends, strategic pricing and best practices within the category
  • Monitor direct competition and best practices across the retail landscape
  • Run ad hoc analysis and preparation of data for fact-based negotiation with brands Vendor Management
  • Build strong relationships with category-specific vendors/suppliers
  • Schedule regular meetings with brands to understand brand strategy and new launch plan Interface with the following departments

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Experience in Perfumes & Cosmetics Category Buying is a must, prior regional exposure is a major advantage
  • Strong communication and presentation abilities
  • Strong relationship building skills and proven success in collaborating with key internal and external functions
  • Demonstrate ability to leverage resources across the organization
  • Innovative problem solver who can adapt to a dynamic environment and drive issues to closure
  • Handle challenges confidently and be able to prioritize multiple demands

Interested applicants, please APPLY or email your CV to shinn.huang@manpower.com.sg. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Shinn, HongYou Huang EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R1768063

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