An exciting home furnishings brand, is seeking a talented and experienced Buying Director to join their team in the UAE. As the Buying Director, you will be instrumental in shaping the product assortment and driving the brand's success in the ever-evolving home furnishings market.THIS ROLE WILL INVOLVE RELOCATION TO DUBAI
- Develop and execute comprehensive buying strategies for the home furnishings category, aligning with the company's goals and market trends.
- Lead a team of buyers, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
- Identify emerging trends, consumer preferences, and market opportunities to curate a compelling and profitable product assortment.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors and suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and ensuring the highest quality products.
- Conduct regular market research and competitor analysis to stay ahead of industry trends and identify potential gaps or opportunities.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams such as merchandising, marketing, and operations to ensure seamless coordination and alignment.
- Monitor and analyze sales performance, inventory levels, and customer feedback to optimize product assortment and drive sales growth.
- Stay up-to-date with industry developments, attend trade shows, and network with industry professionals to gain insights and explore new partnerships.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives, identifying process efficiencies and implementing best practices within the buying function.
- Proven experience as a Buying Director or in a similar leadership role within the home furnishings industry.
- Extensive knowledge of home furnishings trends, styles, and consumer preferences.
- Strong negotiation, vendor management, and sourcing skills.
- Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret market data and make data-driven buying decisions.
- Exceptional leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
- Excellent communication, collaboration, and relationship-building skills.
- Proficiency in merchandising software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Our client offers a competitive salary package, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment that encourages professional growth and creativity.
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