Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Closes
30 Sep 2021
Ref
R0008388
Function
Buyer
JOB SUMMARY

Support Senior Buyer to deliver the right products, execute the seasonal buying strategies to achieve sales, gross margin and inventory productivity goals through all channels. Proactively collaborate with cross-functional partners including planning, allocation and visual merchandising to gather key information in order to support merchandising team.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepare regular sales reports with updated information on routine basis (weekly/monthly/ seasonally) & detailed market feedback
  • Support in preparing seasonal product training with brand presentation and material translation
  • Monitor closely the stock movement of individual shops, work closely with planning team to arrange inter-shop stocks transfers to maximize sales and optimize inventory.
  • Prepare sales analysis for buying activities
  • Follow up on product quality issue handling
  • Assist in market research for competitive merchandise assortments
  • Collaborate closely with internal departments to provide product information for supporting marketing campaigns and in-store activities

Represent the Brand
  • Generate and execute new ideas to set our brand apart & ensure delivery of transformational customer experience to every customer
  • Take ownership to maintain a high standard of store environment including daily cleaning, interior store maintenance, furniture, fixtures, upholstered items, lighting...etc.
  • Ensure operational standard are aligned with the brand vision and maintain the integrity of the brand
  • Partner with Store Managers to resolve customer service issues, particularly in the areas of product damages, repairs, exchanges/transfers, dry cleaning, courier service, etc.


Drive the Business & Deliver Results
  • Ensure disciplined, business-focused management of inventory levels and store expenses (i.e. supplies and packaging, maintenance, paid-outs, vendor billing & reconciliation)
  • Manage workload with agility, prioritizing effectively and making decisions that positively impact every customer experience


EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED
  • Degree holder in Fashion Merchandising or related disciplines
  • 2-3 years merchandising experience; buying background in high end fashion retail industry a plus
  • A fast learner: System training in Epicor is required
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills: English and Cantonese
  • Strong organizational skills and able to prioritize
  • Strong fashion sense
  • Ability to work independently as well as a good team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese Word Processing


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .

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