Job Opportunity

Job Title :
Buyer - Reitmans
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Regular - Full Time
Department :
24000 - Merchandising - Reitmans
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Job Category :
Merchandising / Purchasing
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Description :
Interprets fashion and market trends to develop and buy products that are relevant to the Reitmans customer and to identify and seize product and business opportunities;
In collaboration with the Planning and Allocation, Technical and Design departments as well as garment buying groups, develops and presents assortment plans in accordance with divisional direction and establishes pricing, quantification and flow of merchandise to achieve commodity financial objectives;
Leads and/or participates in the Commodity Team (POD) mandated to identify and prioritize common strategies and vision that will drive commodity business across all three customer segments;
Manages the performance and development of assigned Assistant Buyer.
Requirements :
University degree in Fashion Merchandising, Commerce or Business Administration or equivalent
Minimum of five (5) years experience as a buyer in clothing
Sense of style, fashion awareness, creativity, and ability to search for international trends and to quantify them
Proven people management and leadership skills
Strong expertise in the Product Development area as well as the business and the negotiation skills
Excellent communication and teamwork skills showed at all time
Availability to travel
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Bilingualism is required (English/French)