Buyer – Boots – UAE

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Full Time
  • Offerd Salary Negotiable
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Both
  • INDUSTRY Accounting
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Pharmaceutical, Personal Care or Cosmetics Buyer. Reporting to the Senior Buyer you will be responsible for assisting them in the development of the Cosmetics offer within Boots stores across UAE. You will be responsible for:

  • Brand selection and product launches
  • Building excellent relationships with suppliers
  • Agreeing the promotional strategy with all brands
  • Forecasting category buying requirements
  • Managing inventory and stock holding throughout the market
  • Working with the Merchandiser on macro and micro space allocation for the category

Qualifications & Requirements:

You will have/be:

  • Minimum 5 years’ retail experience, including minimum 3 years in a buying role
  • Experience in the Beauty / Cosmetics / Pharmaceutical or Personal care industry
  • Experience of managing large multinational suppliers and the development of joint business plans
  • Good command of both English and Arabic (both written and verbal)
  • Highly developed negotiation and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer understanding
  • Merchandising and space allocation experience (knowledge of Spaceman or similar software is desirable)
  • Flexibility to travel throughout the country on a weekly basis
  • Proficient use of all Microsoft Office software


About Us:

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 75 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,400 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment. Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 47,000 people from over 120 nationalities.

Advertised: Arabian Standard Time