Job Details

Job title

Head Buyer, Dell'Oglio

Location

Milano, Italy

Level

Manager

Function

Buying

Posted

Contract

Full-time, 30K - 40K

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Job Description

Role:

Reporting to the CEO and with the desire to work in a dynamic, entreprenurial environment and make a real difference, the ideal candidate will lead the buying team, combining up-to-the-minute fashion expertise with market insight and in-depth analysis, in order to drive sales and profits on www.dellogliostore.com.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the buying team with proactive product sourcing, developing and executing a strategy for new brand acquistitions and identifiying opportunities for growth with existing partners

  • Regulary review brand and category performance, compiling reports identifying bestsellers and slow-selling/under-performing lines and taking action to maximise seasonal results

  • Undertake in-season tactical actions to ensure department hits KPI’s before and after sales

  • Develop existing and new relationships with suppliers and key industry stakeholders, creating and consolidating opportunities for growth and marketing support

  • Support visual merchandising, monitoring the site to ensure products are presented in the best way possible, reporting any inaccuracies in price or information

  • Present seasonal delivery forecasts to the commercial and marketing team

  • Act as a brand ambassador, representing and notiating for the company at key appointments, shows and trade fairs

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of competitor activity and strategy

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Degree educated, preferably in Business and/or Economics

  • Results driven and motivated by objectives and KPI's

  • Minium of 3 years experience as a buyer, ideally within an online multibrand environment

  • A creative yet analytical approach to buying, with the ability to think outside the box

  • Numerate with strong analytical skills

  • A flexible approach, with the ability to work independently as well as with a team

  • Proactive and able to work under pressure and to stringent deadlines

Language skills

  1. English,
  2. Italian,

About Us

Dell'Oglio was founded in 1890 in Palermo, Sicily, and recounts a story of family, elegance and Sicilian style. Having dressed gentlemen for 126 years, the Dell'Oglio aesthetic has always been characterised by an openess to new concepts of elegance, and earning the trust and loyalty of generations of clients and families.

As well as the rapidly expanding e-commerce www.dellogliostore.com and a longstanding partnership with Farfetch, Dell'Oglio has three luxury boutiques in Palermo (two for menswear and one for womenswear) and offers brands such as Alexander Mcqueen, Givenchy, Junya Watanabe, Gianvito Rossi, Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Rick Owens, and Valentino.