Senior Buyer - Boots - KSA CP
Job no: 3291305
Country: Central Province
Riyadh Head Office
Boots has been catering for healthcare and beauty needs for over 160 years. With a mission to help customers’ look and feel better than they ever thought possible,
Boots pharmacies have earned a reputation for providing customers with excellent, trustworthy, healthcare advice through the team of highly qualified, professional pharmacists. In addition to this, the store staff provide a friendly and helpful service to customers looking for expert skincare advice, the latest cosmetics, essentials for babies and children and even indulgent hair care treats.
If you have previous experience of merchandising and planning encompassing budget setting and achieving margins and category profitability with excellent negotiation skills then this role offers the opportunity to lead brand selection, product launches, in-store merchandising and category management for a specific brand.
Previous experience of the Middle East is not essential and as such this role provides an opportunity to gain experience in this market. Retail in MENA is growing steadily and working with Alshaya gives candidates with excellent interpersonal and analytical skills the platform to grow their role with a market-leader.
Qualification in Marketing or Business studies
- 8 years retail experience including 5 years in a buying role.
- Retail Marketing experience
- Negotiation skills
- Sales and Planning
- Category Management
Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise which was first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering customers an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands, including: Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, Cos, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Vavavoom, Pottery Barn and KidZania.
Alshaya Group’s portfolio extends across MENA, Russia, Turkey, and Europe, with thousands of stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, as well as a growing online and digital business.
Operating in multiple sectors including Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment, Alshaya Group colleagues are united by a commitment to delivering great customer service and brand experiences.
Fresh, modern, and relevant, Alshaya’s constantly evolving retail portfolio reflects the choices and lifestyle of its customers. From flagship stores and restaurants in prestige malls, to local coffee shops, drive-thrus and online, Alshaya Group brings customers the brands they love in the places they want to be.
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