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Buyer Europe

Maison Margiela
Paris, France
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Maison Margiela is a Paris-based fashion house founded in 1988 by Belgian designer Martin Margiela. Celebrating unconventional aesthetics and embracing the philosophy that fashion is an art of expression rather than a cult of personality, Maison Margiela offers haute couture, ready-to-wear for women and men, contemporary line MM6, footwear, interior design, and accessories, including leather goods, fine jewelry and fragrance.
John Galliano was named Creative Director of the house in 2014, bringing his sense of spectacle and creative mastery to the unique ethos of Maison Margiela. Whilst developing his own vision for the house, John Galliano has entirely respected the Martin Margiela state of mind, creating a fascinating organic process.
In 2002, the French house became part of OTB. Along with sister brands of the group, Maison Margiela continues pushing the boundaries of modern fashion while preserving its distinctive identity and heritage.

Including in the Buying Department, he/she will support the team in the analysis and data management activities aimed at supporting the Retail Department and defining and developing of the collections.

The responsibilities of the role will be :
  • Continuous exchange of information with regional teams in terms of product needs, competitor offers, through constant follow up;
  • Elaborate and consolidate inputs coming from regions and channels on business trends;
  • Support the coordination of master order activities and key assortments by region/channel to ensure a balanced global product mix.
  • Assist in defining Master Order quantities distribution by region/channel and central bulk orders.
  • Post-buying alignment with Collection Merchandising to optimize the information.
  • Realization of analysis and reports related to the sales data of the WW Retail stores.
  • Analyse performances, by product/store, prepare weekly, monthly, seasonal reports, propose corrective actions and identify growth opportunities.
  • Provide feedback to Central Merchandising/Collection Merchandising teams to adjust offer to market needs.
  • Coordinate actions planned with Finance, Press, Communication, VM, Training, Clienteling, Digital, Retail Managers etc

  • Consolidated experience in Buying/Retail merchandising roles
  • Passion and sensibility for the Luxury sector
  • Commercial awareness and strong business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Team working attitude and flexibility
  • Problem Solving, precision, attention to details
  • Availability to travel as needed
  • Fluent English



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