Assistant Buyer

  • Company: Loro Piana China
  • Location: China
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LORP00369
  • Date of publication: 2018.04.26

Position

>  Define the right product portfolio - Align with the line manager to define the sales objectives and action plans as a coordinator for all sales-related issues between the HQ and the China network with the supervision of line manager - Provide stores with relevant product information, sales strategies and selling techniques - Manage, review, and adapt the product offer by store and ensure stock quality - Manage adequate replenishment of permanent items, and order of seasonal items - Report effectively to the management team on quantitative aspects of the business - Conduct the buying trips in Milan as per line manager's instruction and is responsible for the OTB >  Develop and implement the strategies and objectives in terms of new product launch , product development, sales animation, etc. - Work with line manager in formulation and coordination of launching plans and follow-up, including in store event and training - Implement action plans to achieve objectives as defined by the line manager, including sell through rate, category mix and sales turnover - Develop the knowledge of the market, gather and provide marketing information and comments on sales, products, prices, consumer behaviors and needs, trends, competition - Constantly conduct feedback reports among all stores; gathering information and proposing action plans to help stores achieving sales targets >  In charge of Product training - Organize and carry out seasonal product training to all retail population - Creates ad hoc training tools in case of special product launches, limited edition, MTO service, etc. >  Cooperation with other functions - Co- cooperate with Logistics team to ensure a relevant distribution of product allocation - Work closely with the Visual Merchandising team in order to ensure the efficient in store display policy, in coherence with the company's image parameters and guidelines - Work closely with Retail Excellence and Marketing & Communication teams to delivery ideal result of variety of trainings and support different store or animation events.

Profile

>  Bachelor degree holder with minimum 4 years relevant working experiences in Merchandising/Buying function at high end fashion Maisons; overseas fashion related education background preferred >  Excellent business acumen and analytical skills >  Strong sensitivity to fashion and market trend >  Outstand communication and interpersonal skills; with hands on approach and an ability to influence and inspire others >  Good command of English, both in oral and written; Italian is a plus
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