Job Summary: The Buyer Boots will be responsible for assisting them in the development of personal care and beauty offers within Boots stores across the Middle East. You will be involved in brand selection, product launches, in-store merchandising and category management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
A minimum of five years of retail experience, including 3 years in a buying role
Highly developed negotiation and sales planning skills
Experience of managing large multinational suppliers and the development of joint business plans
Merchandising and space allocation experience (knowledge of Spaceman or similar software is desirable)
Excellent English communication skills (Arabic language skills are also desirable).
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 80 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,500 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment. Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 50,000 people from over 120 nationalities.