Job Descriptions & Skills - Purchasing and Procurement Jobs

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Buying Manager

Job Description

  • Evaluate the sales and profit performance of products and develop and implement appropriate action plans to improve sales as well as gross margins.
  • Responsible for all the local buying, merchandising, and pricing.
  • Contract negotiation -Negotiating Business Development Agreements, Rebates & Rental Agreements and buying conditions with suppliers.
  • Responsible for Sourcing and listing of new suppliers.
  • Source and negotiate pricing for retail products with the suppliers.
  • Handling and planning Daily, weekly and monthly promotions by coordinating with the buying team.
  • Analyze sales, purchase, and stock reports
  • Displays & Promotion Implementations - Enhancing sales through visual displays that attract customer attention
  • Responsible for structuring the assortment and developing the range.
  • Sourcing merchandise to be placed at sales floor and ensure proper levels of stock and ensures that those steps are implemented.
  • Identify product to be advertised according to the market and customer needs.
  • Conducts daily visits of the stores visually scanning each assigned department and verifying that merchandise is in-stock, appropriately signed, and the departments are fully stocked, neat, clean, and organized.
  • Product Quality and Appearance.
  • Management Reports / Meetings.


  • Experience in Overseas Purchase helpful.