Lead Buyer - FARFETCH

Location
JP Tokyo
Posted
24 Mar 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022
Ref
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Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
Luxclusif is a preowned luxury fashion tech company, that enables brands and retailers to buy & sell used goods through innovation and technology. We have developed a unique Resale as a Service solution utilized by the world's largest retailers, and are also a global distributor (B2B player) of pre-owned luxury fashion for businesses. We currently have offices and warehouses in Portugal, Estonia, US, China, Japan, and the Philippines.

In December 2021, Luxclusif became part of the FARFETCH Group family of companies, which will help guide evolution and growth in this next chapter of our journey. Luxclusif upholds transparency, excellence, ambition, motivation and teamwork as its core values.

We foster curiosity, by continuously providing our team members with avenues to explore, experiment, innovate and disrupt the current luxury resale model - in a nutshell, that is our essence. Tech resale, circular economy & sustainability - all in one.

TOKYO

Our Tokyo office is positioned in the central fashion district, Harajuku / Omotesando, where Japanese street trends flourish. Our modern office has a fantastic view of Tokyo, where everyone an enjoy the dynamic city landscape. It's home to our Japan-based Business Development, Marketing and Partner Services teams.

THE ROLE

The Lead Buyer will supervise the regional buyers team and work towards maximizing sales of the overseen suppliers.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Contribute to budget preparation and forecast with your supplier insights.
    • Employ actions to 100% achievement of the weekly buying budget.
    • Ensure that products being bought are relevant and saleable, basing buying decisions on data analysis & trend forecasting.
    • Put into practice an effective pricing strategy while ensuring profit margins.
    • Expedite the delivery and processing of all items purchased with the Operations/logistics team.
    • Ensure continuous in-flow of stock through: overseeing suppliers performance, maintaining a sustainable relationship with them and procuring new partnerships within your region.
    • Monitor team's progress and productivity.
    • Generate a learning environment and establish individual development plans.
    • Identify best practices and promote them, and initiate or engage projects leading to process optimization.


WHO YOU ARE

    • You are graduated in Management/Business (or similar) and you have worked as a Buyer or Merchandiser (at least 2/3 years).
    • You love fashion, know all about trends and luxury brands paired with strong analytical skills to enhance your decision-making.
    • Experience in people management, team leadership and project management are nice to have.
    • Experience in fashion retail or eCommerce companies is preferred and English + Japanese fluency is mandatory.


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • FARFETCH Equity plan
    • Annual Leave entitlement above statutory and sabbatical program
    • Well-being support and tools
    • Volunteer opportunities and Giveback Days


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • Luxclusif is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.


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