Junior Buyer - Designer Women Footwear (m/f/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
11 Oct 2021
Closes
03 Jan 2022
Ref
3557184
Function
Buyer
As a Junior Buyer in our Designer Women Footwear category, you're part of a high performing team, creating new and innovative ways to connect people and fashion. You are responsible for wholesale branded buying. You report to the Senior Buyer and work together with a Buyer and two Assistant Buyers.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Identification of the best product selection for some of your unit's brands to increase performance indicators, whilst being passionate about fashion and a market expert with a European view of the latest trends
  • Finding the right assortment balance between being commercial and fashionable at the same time
  • Checking trends, sourcing new brands, negotiating the best terms for Zalando whilst you manage daily relationships with the existing suppliers
  • Know your KPIs and partner with the merchandise team for planning the budget and the OTB to monitor and review the performance of your unit, making recommendations based on valid numbers
  • Exchanging and building successful relationships with other departments like Logistics, Content and Photo production, Onsite Management and Marketing. You will work cross functionally to drive sales and maximize profit

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • 2-3 years of fashion buying experience in a head office or within e-commerce retailer, preferably with a background in women footwear
  • Excellent analytical skills, knowledge in MS Office (especially Excel and formulas) and combining the passion for numbers with fashion and trends
  • Negotiation is in your blood and you are always a compelling figure when communicating with suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Quick thinking and proactive attitude, which also means you keep on top of things in a fast-paced environment, while embracing collaboration. Being able to work in a team as well as being very independent
PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT ZALANDO
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 20 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 42 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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