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We are now seeking a talented Buyer with local and/or overseas brand expertise to help broaden our product selections, providing more variety to the customer and to strengthen our dedicated Buying team. The Buyer will be reporting to a Senior Buyer and the Head of Buying and will assigned in the BGC, Taguig City office.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning and selecting a range of products
  • Source new merchandise and review existing ones to ensure products remain competitive
  • Able to maximize profits and provide a commercially viable range of merchandise at competitive prices
  • Keep up to date with market trends and respond to changes
  • The buyer must consider the following factors when making purchasing decisions: customer demand (e.g. price, quality and availability); market trends; online store policy; financial budgets
  • Meeting suppliers and negotiating terms of contract
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products
  • Liaising with other departments within the organization to ensure projects are completed
  • Attending trade fairs in the Philippines and overseas, to select and assemble a new collection of products

 

Requirements:

  • With at least 3 years experience as a Merchandiser/Buyer preferably in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing Industry
  • Exposure to online retailing is a PLUS
  • Has a strong analytical skills ranging from interpretation of retail data to management of supplier accounts, sales forecasting and budgeting
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills, has the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
  • With attention to detail, able to make quick decisions without sacrificing quality and integrity
  • Has well established branded contacts in your category
  • Experience in building commercially successful ranges
  • Exposure to online buying would be highly advantageous

 

The ZALORA Story

 

ZALORA exists for the millions of fashion consumers in Asia seeking a shopping experience focused on their unique styles, trends and fit. As Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA was founded in 2012 and has a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. ZALORA’s localised sites offer an extensive collection of top international and local brands as well as our own in-house labels across apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women. ZALORA is part of Global Fashion Group, the world’s leader in online fashion for emerging markets.

 

ZALORA is not obligated to accept resumes from any third parties on behalf of potential candidates for any position (advertised or otherwise) by any means, unless ZALORA has executed a written agreement with such third party and has expressly requested such third party for candidate referrals. Third parties who provide unsolicited resumes of candidate(s) shall waive and forfeit all rights to claim for any placement fees or referral fees in the event that such candidate is eventually engaged or employed by ZALORA or Global Fashion Group.

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