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16/06 HR
HR at Urbanic

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Urbanic - Buying & Curation Lead - Kidswear (3-10 yrs) Premium

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 1111747

Desired work experience

- 2-4 years of relevant work experience - buying, trend analysis & costing for kidswear

- Strong knowledge and interest in infant, toddlers and senior (kidswear) category (0-14Years) for the Indian market

- Prior experience in buying for online kids/ private label brands shall be preferred

- Comfort and ability to work with cross-cultural teams across time-zones

Job Description:

- Curation: Analyse market trends/competition/customer survey reports/ ready stock to gather inputs for formulating buying strategy. Working closely with global teams and shortlisting ready stock with vendor base

- Provide inputs on international sourcing teams to reverse source ready stock based on trends and target pricing

- Dropship: Understanding just-in-time/dropship model for e-commerce and comfort working with low MOQs

- Benchmark subcategories with peer brands on marketplaces to reverse-source/ curate supply

- Knowledge of both Knits and Woven is preferred

- Reverse engineering: Should have strong knowledge about costing and reverse engineering products with the Indian vendor base

- Track international fashion trends and forecasts and adapt them to suit the target brand audience. Buying experience from other Asian countries would be preferred

- Ensure quality of products is maintained at predetermined standards, overseeing production.

- Analysing past sales patterns of competitors to anticipate the trends in buying patterns

- Assess the quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management

- Should be willing to travel; work under pressure and in an unstructured environment

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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