Website Holt Renfrew

Job Description:

The Buyer (Womens Footwear) drives the timely sourcing of best available products to achieve and exceed sales and margin goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Select reliable and quality vendors to source the best available products at the best possible terms
  • Attend market shows as required to select and assemble collections and product assortments. Travel may include national and/or international markets
  • Coach team on their professional and personal development
  • Assess competitors, analyze buying patterns and predict future trends
  • Build and retain a high performing team that delivers the results and meets performance goals
  • Facilitate and lead change; continuously evaluate procedures within Buying office and provide/action recommendations for more effective business practices
  • Buy product Align the ‘buy’ to strategy – plan and select the range, type and quantity; decide on colour, size, price etc. and negotiate competitive
  • bids to purchase within budgets and to drive profit

Job Requirements:

  • 3 years proven Buying experience, preferably in luxury retail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a team player who is able to act as both a leader and an individual contributor as required
  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills with the ability to get things done
  • Confident and effective communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Sound knowledge of purchasing principles and practices / Retail Math
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Business or Retail Management, or equivalent experience

Job Details:

Company:  Holt Renfrew

Job Category:  Retail Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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