Head of Buying – Footwear

Our client is the largest GCC Retailer in the Middle East.

Currently they are looking to hire:

Head of Buying – Footwear

This position is responsible for overall business management of the  department, by leading the buying team. The incumbent is expected to maximize sales and profits of the department, provide effective leadership, support and advice to the Senior Management and other members of the organization.

  • Participate in the annual business planning, budget preparation and provide inputs to the management.
  • Oversee the category/brand management strategy with the objective of maximizing sales and profits.
  • Full responsibility of department Profit & Loss and working directly with buying team to optimize sales potential through effective use of available commercial information.

10+ years of work experience of which at least 8 years should be in a senior leadership capacity, handled Mens/Women/Kids Footwear & Accessories Buying in a large retail format.