YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Buyer Online Flagship Stores

3 months ago
Job ID
2017-2517
# of Openings
1
IT-Milan
Category
Buying & Merchandising

Description

The candidate will work within the Online Flagship Stores Business Unit and will support the writing and development of sales reports for YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and its business partners. He or she will be part of a growing team with the unique opportunity of making a decisive contribution to defining processes and roles.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the e-commerce partner of choice for leading fashion & luxury brands, designing and managing ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES for offering their latest collection online. With over 15 years of experience in global luxury e-commerce, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP offers brand partners a range of services, including developing and implementing the creative concept, innovative interface design, state-of-the-art technology and R&D, high-precision global customer logistics, unrivaled customer care, international web marketing and e-commerce strategy development.  

 

Role purpose:

The successful candidate is fashion passionate and through analytical skills, commercial assessment, taste and personal sensibility has to implement the most effective buying strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Within the Merchandise Management OFS Department, identify the best product selection in order to maximize performance key figures
  • Range planning and trend forecasting with direction of the Buying Manager, focusing on brands business drivers by markets and categories
  • Given the Open To Buy, select products that optimize the online assortments, by a strong understanding of the brands positioning & strategy by markets & by clients
  • Constantly monitor in-season sales performances, inventory and deliveries, to identify business opportunities while optimizing replenishment and maximising Sell-Thru
  • Perform Benchmark analysis and study main market trends in order to give strong buying input
  • Coordinating and Working closely with the Assistant Buyer on all buying activities
  • Managing daily relationship with the brands
  • Building a strong relationship among all internal departments (i.e. commercial, merchandising, operations)

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  • +2 years of experience in a similar role;
  • great passion for fashion and general product technical knowledge (i.e. fabrics and fitting)
  • Deep understanding of the fashion system, trends and needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Team Player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Well-organised, methodical and efficient with the ability to self-motivate and drive initiative.
  • Fluent in English written and spoken
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

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