Brand
Vacancy title
Buyer, Singapore & Malaysia- sloggi
Ref
19639
Function
Brand Merchandising
City
Petaling Jaya
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30/06/2021
Description

sloggi® brings true comfort to people’s every day by creating the most wearable, innovative bodywear in the world. Launched in 1979, the brand has long been the best-selling brief brand in Europe and today delivers unrivaled comfort across multi-faceted intimate apparel ranges for both women and men across Europe, Asia, US and Canada.

 

Learn more about Sloggi on:

www.sloggi.com

www.facebook.com/sloggi/

www.instagram.com/sloggi

www.linkedin.com/company/sloggi

 

For our Brand Merchandising and Buying department at Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, we are searching for a highly motivated:

 

                                                            Buyer, Singapore & Malaysia- sloggi

 

Purpose of the Job:

Buyer is one of the key members in the merchandising team who will support the Merchandising & Buying Manager to deliver the merchandising strategy and achieve the budget by formulating, conducting, and implementing various kinds of analysis and planning (e.g., merchandising plan, buying plan, sell-through, delivery, replenishment, and stock clearance plan). This role will also work closely with the online & offline sales team and marketing team to achieve sales growth with targeted profitability.

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist Merchandising & Buying Manager in product mix planning, merchandise selection, pricing, buying plan, and assortment plan
  • Support the Manager and sales team to plan the regular and ad hoc promotional activities to increase sales growth
  • Formulate OTB, assortment plan, and allocation plan according to the budget and maintain a smooth flow of merchandise delivery
  • Manage monthly and seasonal buy for regions/stores with effective assortment and pricing strategy
  • Prepare various sales, product, sell-thru, and inventory performance reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Conduct product knowledge training for new product launch in every season to front line staffs
  • Provide support to the sales team and front line in all sorts of merchandising and product needs eg. Promotion/ bargain events and quality issues etc.
  • Monitor the sell-through, stock level, SKUs holding, and their efficiency, merchandise distribution, replenishment & consolidation on a timely basis so as to ensure the right stock in the right quantity at the right place at right time for sales growth and Sloggi brand building
  • Work closely with Demand planning to maintain inventory target given by regional, provide the necessary support for OTB set up, demand forecast
  • Work closely with Sales and Marketing team in development and execution of assortment align with buying plans to maximize the sales growth and roll out properly to maintain Sloggi brand image
  • Quick response to market so as to optimize sales performance
  • Keep track of the market trends and feedback market preference and suitable new products for your market, identify market opportunities, benchmark against competitors, and make necessary recommendations
  • Support other ad hoc project as assigned

 

Your ideal profile:

  • At least 1 year of hands-on retail buying experience in underwear, lifestyle, fast-fashion, sportswear
  • Strong understanding of the retail market in the respective country (SG / MY)
  • Strong fashion sense, analytical skills, business acumen, and numerical sense
  • Education: Bachelor Degree (in Fashion Retailing, Business Admin, Marketing, Social Sciences or related)
  • IT proficiency: MS Office – expert in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Good statistical knowledge
  • Strong conceptual and execution ability

 

We offer an opportunity in a fast-paced organization which gives those looking for a challenge the possibility to grow with the company and shape the future.

We are a family-owned company with strong values, operating at a global level with key markets in Germany, Japan, and China - where our iconic brands, Sloggi and Triumph, continue to delight our consumers.

Sloggi is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please send us your application letter and CV in English, diplomas, and expected salary range by clicking on Apply.