Buyer Men Fashion Apparel

Zalando

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Job title

Buyer Men Fashion Apparel, Zalando

Location

Berlin, Germany

Level

Manager

Function

Buying

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

YOU ARE SETTING STANDARDS

Trend Scouting. The Men´s Textile Fashion Team is passionate about fashion and lifestyle and is looking for market expert for trend focused brands (e.g. Wood Wood, Samsoe, Minumum, Hope, Soulland….), with a European view of the latest trends.

Partnership. You will be responsible for the creative direction of your department, sourcing new brands, negotiating the best terms for Zalando whilst you keep our existing suppliers happy.

Numbers: You know your KPIs and will partner with the merchandise team for you to plan the budget and OTB to monitor and review the performance of your unit. Your recommendations are based on valid numbers.

Communication. Constant exchange with other departments like Logistics, Content and Photo production, Onsite Management and Marketing are key to your work, ensuring that we act in line with the whole organization. You will work cross functionally to drive sales and maximize profit.

The Ideal Candidate

YOU ARE SKILLED

Know-How. You are proud of 3-5 years of experience as a buyer, preferably with a background and expertise in men´s apparel or related fields.

Intervention. Negotiation is in your blood, and you are always a compelling figure when communicating with suppliers and other stakeholders. You have mastered both written and spoken negotiations in English beautifully.

Analysis. Your excellent analytical skills put you on top of the class and you just love working with numbers. You can use Excel and the MS Office package in your sleep.

Approach. Your work showcases your quick thinking and proactive attitude, which also means you keep on top of things in a fast-paced environment.

Teamwork. You love keeping in close touch with colleagues and partners, and you stay cool, calm and collected even when the going gets tough

YOU ARE OFFERED

Culture. A workplace where trust, empowerment and feedback are valued; positive, inspiring working atmosphere.

Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products on zalando.com; discounts from external partners; office in the heart of Berlin; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services; flexible working times; family service and parent & child rooms*; additional holidays and volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings.

Development. Mentoring; personal branding support focused on leadership; diverse career opportunities.

Peers. International, accomplished experts to inspire and support you.

WANT TO JOIN US?

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!

If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring process, please contact our recruiter melda.atalay@zalando.de and apply online.

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

YOU ARE READY TO MAKE AN IMPACT

As Zalando transforms from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion, this is an exciting time to join us. As a Buyer (m/f) in our Men category, you’re part of a high performing team, creating new and innovative ways to connect people and fashion.

We’re constantly reinventing our products, our services and ourselves. That’s how we identify and remove the barriers to inspiration and empowerment, as they emerge, letting technology and creativity set the pace.

When you can tackle new challenges, and take ownership of your work, the opportunities to make a personal impact are limitless, and there’s always more to play for.

We want you to aim high and there's no time to lose: we're offering a permanent position to start immediately in our Category Management team as a Buyer in the Men's Fashion & Trend Textile category in Berlin Friedrichshain.