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Manager/Sr Manager - Beauty Experts - Merchandising/Buying (5-12 yrs)
Talent - Pursuits - a search firm focusing on mid management hiring based in Chennai. One of our clients - a professionally managed fully integrated Electronic Retailer of Jewelry and Lifestyle Products is looking for a person to join their team in Jaipur
Designation : Manager/Senior Manager - Beauty Products
Regions Open : Jaipur
About Our Client: A professionally managed fully integrated Electronic Retailer of Jewelry and Lifestyle Products.It has its head office as well as its main manufacturing facility in Jaipur, India, which employs approx. 1200 people. They also has sourcing offices in China, Hong-Kong, Thailand and Indonesia. Owns live TV shopping channels in UK and USA broadcasting 24/7 it's live programming to approx.. 100 Million homes. . The group turnover was approx. Rs. 1,300 Crores for year 2013-14 with 11% EBITDA and is expected to register further growth in current year. It is a publicly listed company on Indian stock exchanges (NSE and BSE) and has private equity investment from some well-known PE investors. It is the only company in the US or UK having such vertical business model thus offering quick feedback direct from consumers, cost advantage and shortest possible time to market with any new find.
Job Description / Responsibilities:
- Forecast trends for Cosmetics, with a strong focus on anti ageing herbal products.
- Source vendors for the appropriate items and work with the Buying team to purchase items in good time for delivery during peak popularity periods
- Develop new product and display ideas to increase customer awareness and interest
- Analyze past sales figures/trends to anticipate future product needs
- Minimize old stock and consistently source new products
- Work with vendors regarding every stage of the product, beginning with the selection of raw material all the way through to the finished product
- Develop new products to be introduced into our Cosmetic lines
The ideal candidate would have the following skills:
- Strong multi-unit Merchandising background with experience in multiple categories of Cosmetic product related high SKU volume products preferred
- Experience as a Senior Buyer /Merchant or Merchandise Manager within a large volume and fast paced business
- Strong team interpersonal skills and experience interacting with vendors
- Track record of success in creating a profitable merchandise mix utilizing forecasting, inventory management and assortment planning
- Experience as the sourcing agent for other high-volume, high-sales organizations
- Flexible and adaptable team player with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
In case of your interest, please share your cv's mentioning your current ctc details.
Christy Josephyne | Talent Pursuits, Chennai
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