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Experience Experience
01/2014 present
Detroit, MI
Buying Desk Agent
Detroit, MI
Buying Desk Agent
01/2014 present
Detroit, MI
Buying Desk Agent
01/2014 present
  • Establish daily priorities and flow of work so as to ensure that timeliness and quality standards are met
  • Provide support and advise to end user and suppliers on products, purchase orders and invoices
  • Quote Management
  • Order Management
  • Perform the processes associated with
  • Liaise with suppliers, cluster sourcing, in-country sourcing and commodity managers and internal customers
  • Ensure high-levels of Customer Service and satisfaction in a challenging Shared Services environment
09/2009 10/2013
Los Angeles, CA
Buying Coordinator
Los Angeles, CA
Buying Coordinator
09/2009 10/2013
Los Angeles, CA
Buying Coordinator
09/2009 10/2013
  • Completing weekly and monthly selling reports for division
  • Traveling into New York City periodically
  • Creating quarterly City Guide for in-store and internal usage
  • Receiving, logging and organizing samples. Preparing samples for Monday business meetings and monthly floor sets
  • Assisting with departmental Declaration Sheets, system style maintenance and Purchase Order changes
  • Travelling to local stores /market periodically
  • Creating Seasonal Line Sheets
11/2006 04/2009
New York, NY
Buying
New York, NY
Buying
11/2006 04/2009
New York, NY
Buying
11/2006 04/2009
  • Work PO ques, requesting quotes, approving POs, working with requesters to obtain additional info
  • Help requester navigate through the sourcing process, ensure the correct buying channel is followed by commodity
  • Defining and properly documenting processes
  • Planning and monitoring programs or processes for compliance
  • Reporting to the buying department
  • Curious, creative thinking and enthusiastic with a hard-working nature
  • Updates ERPs with new price lists & cash terms and ensures correct buying channels are utilized
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Florida Atlantic University
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Skills Skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Good level of numeracy skills, financial/accounting skills is
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Good command of English and French or German
  • Opportunity to develop as a financial shared service professional
  • Opportunity to develop market knowledge of suppliers and liaison with Sourcing Managers and Businesses
  • Ownership & Accountability
  • Excellent team player
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Merchandise Buying Intern Resume Examples & Samples

  • Increase your understanding of the coordination between functional areas of purchasing to deliver excellent business results
  • Assist In developing a Co-Op tracking to help department collect and improve our existing Co-op system
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
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Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Completing weekly and monthly selling reports for division
  • Responsible for entering markdowns and promotional changes into Markdown System
  • Assisting with departmental Declaration Sheets, system style maintenance and Purchase Order changes
  • Receiving, logging and organizing samples. Preparing samples for Monday business meetings and monthly floor sets
  • Creating quarterly City Guide for in-store and internal usage
  • Traveling into New York City periodically
  • Communicate with Web, Visual, and Marketing teams regarding samples
  • Communicate with Retail Systems team regarding style declaration
  • Communicate with Customer Service regarding Purchase Order maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills including prioritization, time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexible to changing demands of the business
  • Detailed orientated
  • Self starter, quick learner, resourceful
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Associate Manager, Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop product strategies and product assortment plan to meet the market trend, brand, event, location and guest needs
  • Develop, purchase and manage products/ranges within the relevant departments to achieve agreed financial targets and satisfy Guests’ needs
  • Develop and source for new vendors to maximize business opportunity, perform cost bidding and negotiation
  • Supervise a team of buyers and manage their daily performances
  • Partner with various teams including Planning and Visual Merchandising to enhance the profitability of the department and support the overall business objectives
  • Coordinate the placement of purchase orders and complete process in liaison with planning team from initial order placement, Open-To-Buy, financial approval, vendor liaison through to product arrival in stores
  • Familiar with Worldwide Product Safety Testing and local Governmental Regulatory requirements
  • Above 7 years relevant working experience in which at least 2 years in managerial level
  • Good communications and negotiation skills
  • Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent level
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Buying Desk Agent Resume Examples & Samples

  • Liaise with suppliers, cluster sourcing, in-country sourcing and commodity managers and internal customers
  • Obtain quotations from suppliers
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain best pricing
  • Coordinate approval of POs
  • Facilitate usage of P-Cards
  • Quality and Controls
  • Operational experience in a financial shared services environment is an advantage
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and another European language (French, Russian, Spanish or German) is an advantage
  • Attention to Detail
  • Team working Skills
  • Other operational experience within an administrative environment
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Manager of Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maximize the opportunity to reach and convert target consumers while delivering required profitability through effective management of the product requirements submission, range selection, for the Americas Region. Accountable for delivering financial performance in-line with or above annual targets
  • Maintain an understanding of local market and competitive dynamics, target consumer needs, and product trends. Collect and synthesize insight, local intelligence, and product requirements from all markets and channels in the Americas Region. This includes analyzing market research, shopping key markets, gathering feedback from customers and people closest to the customer, and collecting images and markers for inspiration
  • Develop assortments by store cluster for the Retail Channel as well as key accounts and distribution segments in the Wholesale Channel. Ensure assortments deliver the consumer requirements and financial targets for the Region
  • Travel with the Wholesale Sales Teams and Retail Field Teams to customers and stores in all markets to understand their product needs, communicate the product and brand messages, and build effective business relationships
  • Partner with Merchandise Planning to support the product strategy and regional range selection process based on guidelines from the Group Trading Planning Team. Ensure these trading plans are effectively interpreted by all markets and appropriate channels in the Region
  • Collaborate with the Americas Region Marketing Team to coordinate the delivery of product training, visual merchandising and selling information such as features and benefits, technology stories, etc. to the Market and Channel Sales Teams. Participate in the monthly production of visual merchandising planners/guides and provide product direction for direct mail campaigns
  • Assist in presenting the merchandise strategy, supporting insights, assortment guidance and trading plans to Sales Teams at Regional Sales Meetings
  • Responsible for assortment creation; providing supplemental article information, price changes and promotions to Central Data Services; submitting salesman sample requirements; and conducting weekly business reviews
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3-5 years of related experience
  • Experience in the development and implementation of product strategy
  • Extensive experience as a footwear Product Manager, Buyer, Merchandiser
  • Understanding of the Footwear market covered by the Americas Region - competitors, trends, distribution
  • Ability to influence at board level
  • Knowledge of different business operating models – Retail, Franchise, Factory, MCR, Wholesale
  • Product - Range development process
  • Finance - Management Accounts - Budgets, Forecasts, Sales, Margin
  • Supply Chain - Merchandise metrics & Supply Chain logistics
  • Brand - the role of product and marketing communication
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Software Licensing & Buying Program Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drive the design, development, enablement and adoption of Cisco’s flexible software purchasing program with SOO leaders, product managers and field and channel teams. Integrate customer and market requirements with Cisco products and services into the program. Develop requirements through direct field, partner and customer interactions, market research, and competitive analysis
  • Work with cross-functional stakeholders (operations, IT, channels, BU) to deliver an exceptional customer and partner experience
  • Expand and evolve software purchasing programs to deliver continued innovation and provide solutions to customer and partner challenges. Set and manage cross-functional timelines, project plans, and road maps and prioritize plans and features for expansion
  • Prepare and execute on go-to-market plans, including sales training, enablement and marketing
  • Create the business case to quantify beneficial outcomes of proposed sales promotions and drive the execution of the proposed strategies
  • Evangelize, advocate, and provide thought leadership on matters related to Cisco's buying programs and software strategy
  • Establish business metrics and track progress and success of buying program initiatives
  • Understand competitor’s positioning, pricing and strategies and develop Cisco competitive strategy and positioning for Cisco’s flexible purchasing program
  • Monitor field and partner communities, answer program and process questions. Resolve customer issues for the flexible purchasing program
  • Communicate positioning, pricing, packaging and order process to external partners, account teams and customers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Cisco field, ELA sellers and SOO go-to-market teams, and authorized Cisco partners to optimize buying program sales and revenue growth
  • Support sales and marketing efforts as required
  • Work with Corporate and Solutions Marketing to generate content for outbound marketing material - i.e. copy for brochures, whitepapers, etc
  • BA/BS degree in related field required, MBA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in business develop environment with good knowledge of software buying models
  • Understanding of competitive and industry best practices in software licensing and buying (loyalty) models
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of urgency to scale new software go to market models. Must be resourceful, proactive, and aggressive
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Buying Desk Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Compliance: ensure that people management related tasks are executed in the managed team in accordance with Citi policies and procedures, complying with statutory regulations and laws (e.g. recruitment, work orders, managing performance, etc.)
  • High performing Team: ensure that the managed department has the required quantity and quality workforce in place. Team members are informed and trained to execute their jobs as required. Capacity planning and ensuring that staff levels are sufficient to meet business needs
  • Engagement: take ownership for the managed team (incl. Team members in both Active and Passive status) and implement Citi people management practices to ensure excellent employee experience in the course of the entire employee lifecycle (e.g. regular team and individual dialogues, development opportunities, “Voice of Employee” actions, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in the delivery of operational services
  • Experience of working in an international context
  • Proven track record within a relationship management position where experience has been gained in building and maintaining relationships, conflict resolution, problem solving and managing difficult relationships
  • Experienced at managing a team (more than two people) in a constantly changing environment
  • Appreciation of cultural and business differences across a diverse region
  • Procurement background is an advantage especially in quoting/bidding processes
  • Fluent in written and spoken English , Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Good Process Improvement skills
  • Team management skills
  • Project management skills is an advantage
  • Highly numerate with well-developed analytical skills
  • High level client focus skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly competent in MS Office (Access Excel, Word) and Visio
  • Database management skill desirable
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and ability to easily and clearly communicate with senior management
  • Professional procurement qualification is an advantage
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Buying Desk Agent Resume Examples & Samples

  • Placing orders with vendors through the Oracle P2P application/other applications
  • Managing approval of POs
  • Monitoring receipt of goods and services
  • Resolving invoice / PO match holds
  • Ensuring payment of prompt pay discounts
  • Managing queries/VTs of customers and suppliers
  • Guarantee orders’ arrival to supplier
  • Apply the relevant internal and external policies during the daily processing
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement identification and implementation, risk and control self-assessment testing and review, customer escalations and metrics reporting (daily, weekly and monthly)
  • Establish daily priorities and flow of work so as to ensure that timeliness and quality standards are met
  • Ensure appropriate controls across the P2P processes are observed and properly evidenced
  • Liaise with internal & external customers
  • Assist in audit and compliance efforts for department; including risk review, Self Assessment, COB/business monitoring and documentation of policies and procedures
  • Any individual joining or working within O&T at Citi will also be expected to be an exemplar of the following Operating Principles and will be assessed and asked to demonstrate evidence against these principles where applicable during the selection process
  • Experience of Procurement applications (Oracle an advantage)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic. Another European language (Turkish , Spanish, German, Italian, Russian or French) is an advantage
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Omni Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Key all purchase orders (new and reorders) in FEDBUY
  • Enter purchase order changes in FEDBUY
  • Enter purchase orders for sample process for single unit orders
  • Enter attributes; subclass; PPID
  • Generate and pull all selling reports and queries from internal systems
  • Enter all RTV's and transfers / track and manage (stores and Chesire)
  • Key in all price changes
  • Trunk show item set up
  • Set up all new vendors
  • Submit stymoves and PID mergers
  • Resolve EDI errors
  • Support the omni assistant buyer for order tracking
  • Coordinate with omni SABs, ABs, MAs, in the division to maximize productivity and distribute workload
  • Flexibility in responding to changing priorities
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Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain purchase order accuracy, maintenance and track purchase order delivery
  • Responsible for managing range plan updates, item setup, and PO creation process in company database system
  • Manage and track all production samples and coordinate photo samples for Ecom Turnover meetings
  • Participate in departmental and team meetings, including departmental cross-functional meetings to discuss delivery status and escalate & resolve issues as necessary
  • Responsible for daily promotional price change entries and departmental promotion activity
  • Provide overall administrative support to merchant team, including data entry, copying, printing and general filing, as needed
  • Responsible for liaising with our e-com partners on launching and coordinating all needs for online distribution
  • Partner with the Guest Service team to resolve product issues within the department
  • Work cross-functionally with other Merchandising Production Coordinators to ensure consistency
  • Communicate to vendors on FSL specific needs on FCL and LTL
  • Manage Reserve in Store exception process
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in merchandising and buying
  • Full understanding of the components involved in creating a successful merchandise production calendar
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and comfortable adapting to purchasing systems
  • Ability to coordinate others and lead a team
  • High motivation, willingness to learn
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Buying Desk Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform the processes associated with
  • Operational experience in a shared services environment
  • Excellent personal communications skills and stakeholder management. Ability to easily and clearly communicate with senior management
  • Good level of numeracy skills, financial/accounting skills is a plus
  • Strong administrative and analytical skills
  • Good prioritization skills and time management
  • Flexibility to work additional hours outside of normal schedule when required
  • Experience with Access and Excel is a plus
  • University Graduate or equivalent
  • 3 years of experience in customer service or procurement environment is an advantage
  • High level of English (writing, speaking and reading)
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E-commerce Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execute reporting to support analysis and forecasting (weekly, monthly, quarterly, season and year reports)
  • Manage eCommerce line plans by creating, updating and publishing sku lists and line plans with availability date changes, new styles added
  • Setup and maintenance of styles within Island Pacific for all styles carried on SpeedoUSA.com
  • Maintain style selling reporting templates
  • Setup, track and maintain purchase orders
  • Preparation and assignment of style attributes from current and historical seasons
  • Execute markdowns, price changes and return to vendor transactions
  • Monitoring product availability date shifts and update tracking reports accordingly
  • Maintain On Order documentation manually
  • Monitoring and update tracking reports accordingly
  • Ad hoc web metrics reporting using Omniture
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Economics, Fashion, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years retail buying / planning experience, preferably with an apparel retailer within a wholesale environment
  • Significant experience with Excel, pivot tables, v-lookups and retail math formulas
  • Understanding of "open-to-buy" and retail systems to support and manage inventory
  • Ability to work well across multiple departments and independently
  • Experience in Island Pacific prefered
  • Experience Microstrategy and web analytics a plus
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Merchandise Buying Intern Spring Semester Resume Examples & Samples

  • Learn key functional areas of the business such as financial analysis, purchase order processing, and tracking current trends
  • Gain exposure to stock analysis and competitive shopping
  • Pursue professional development through hands-on learning
  • Learn the essentials of merchandising
  • Be enrolled as a full time student at an accredited college or university
  • Receive academic credit for the duration of the internship
  • Be able to work up to 20 hours per week, minimum 10 weeks
  • Possess strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office), as well as be internet savvy
  • Driven, self-starter, and results oriented
  • Build strong relationships with our team and customer
  • Put “Buying Internship-Fall/Spring/or Summer" as the subject
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Supervisor, Programmatic Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execute and oversee the buying and optimization of programmatic media
  • Institutionalize best practices for optimization and buyer workflow
  • Train, motivate and develop the careers of junior programmatic buyers
  • Collaborate with account and analytics personnel on RTB and premium-programmatic media plans, as well as custom research and market tests
  • Achieve expertise on Horizon's licensed DSPs and middleware
  • Support the development of POVs to inform clients and agency personnel about changes in RTB and programmatic marketplaces and technology
  • Be a driver of growth HX, presenting to clients and educating on programmatic in person as necessary
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Internships Retail Buying & Merchandising Western Europe Resume Examples & Samples

  • Adidas
  • Reebok
  • Factory Outlet
  • Analyse the product performance across all markets
  • Prepare presentations and reports for weekly trading meetings
  • Based on analysis support the selection of the global retail product range (buying)
  • Support and participate in sales performance feedback meetings to different Business Units
  • Perform various sales reports as needed
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Manager, Licensed Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the buying function for Cole Haan DTC licensed categories. Hindsight business performance, build line plans based on business needs, partner with licensees on line development, assort, and adopt line
  • Partner with closely with planning to plan the line pre-season and manage the business in-season. Maximize sales and margin while maintaining product integrity
  • Take full accountability as the lead retail merchant for the Cole Haan brand and ensure that retail stores and ecommerce site have the right mix and quantity of products available and necessary to meet their business and customer needs
  • Communicate category buying strategies, vision and business results to senior leadership, licensing partners, business unit leadership, and retail field teams
  • Work closely with licensing team. Regularly share business results with licensing team and licensees
  • Work closely with Visual and Marketing to ensure execution of in store assortment strategies and storytelling
  • Develop methods for analyzing businesses and results of previous buying strategies and make tactical adjustments to leverage opportunities for increased profitability
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Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Sending weekly style selling reports to outside vendors
  • Responsible for all buy sheet creation and maintenance
  • Responsible for maintaining style price lists
  • Receiving and organizing samples
  • Creating Seasonal Product Guide for in-store and internal usage
  • Creating Seasonal Line Sheets
  • Travelling to local stores /market periodically
  • Communicate with Product Coordinator, Product development and outside agents regarding samples
  • Communicate with Retail Systems team regarding Buy Sheet Entry and PO Maintenance
  • Communicate with Outside agents for factory and style set up
  • Ability to work well within a team
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Retail Buying Internship, Ny-summer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the Buying team by preparing weekly selling reports & other miscellaneous templates in order to analyze sales trends, maintain healthy store inventory levels and plan future buys to maintain proper flow of merchandise
  • Work with Buyers to gain understanding of product and deliveries
  • Gain understanding of the key functional areas of the business including purchase order processing and tracking
  • Prepare competitive analysis and market research; assess the competitive market with respect to trends, marketing & product strategy
  • MISC Projects: floorset boards for each delivery (labeling for allocation and markdown strategies), product knowledge binders (assist with compilation of information and assembly) and hindsighting (help compile and organize selling information & production images)
  • Must be enrolled in an Associate’s/ Bachelor’s/ Master’s program at an accredited college or university
  • Effective project management skills are necessary
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel; ability to create and work with pivot tables, v-lookups and other functions
  • Knowledge of Retail Math is a plus
  • Strong leadership, Ability to multi-task, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Initiative, drive, common sense, creative flair and flexibility essential
  • Minimum work hours required 20 hours a week
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Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Passion for retail/merchandise buying
  • Looking for growth within the organization
  • Effective communication and ability to work with cross-functional partners
  • Full understanding of the components involved in creating a successful merchandise
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Local Buying Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Being responsible for a market list for radio and TV based on clients (this to include video and audio buy)
  • Manage multiple clients activity including
  • Pre-planning
  • Buy recap/summary
  • Post buy needs
  • Any client presentations involving local spot activity
  • Mentoring/training any new assistants relative to their clients that they manage
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Buying Admin Resume Examples & Samples

  • Reviewing order confirmations to ensure they match original order
  • Ship packages and keep track shipments that get sent to/from vendors
  • Follow up on placement of merchandise that may be in transit or delayed
  • Support multiple buyers and buying assistants
  • 1 years of experience or an internship in a showroom or in a buying office or fashion industry environment required
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Commodity Buying Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Utilize Volkswagen Group systems and processes for the procurement and contracting of production parts and suppliers for Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations, LLC
  • Responsible for the negotiation of future product sourcing, including the negotiation of material cost and investment
  • Present the results of the negotiation and recommendation for nomination to local and global sourcing committees
  • Establish business plan to support annual cost reduction targets. Negotiate annual material cost savings with assigned suppliers and material groups and report on a monthly basis
  • Regionally coordinate supply strategy with counterparts within the Group. Confirm bidder list of suppliers on a material group basis
  • Benchmark competitor products and specifications for cost and efficiency optimization. Participate in benchmarking workshops to analyze alternative methods for manufacturing, materials, etc
  • Evaluate and negotiate Engineering Change Requests with suppliers to achieve piece price and investment targets
  • Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering
  • Knowledge of North American Supplier Base for Commodities (Metal, Interior, Exterior, Electric, Powertrain Production Material)
  • Ability to work extended hours
  • Ability to travel – international and domestic
  • German language skills
  • CPM / CPSM Certification
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Coordinator Exclusive Buying Services Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the development and execution of specific Exclusive Services initiatives to ensure the seamless delivery of a high value client experience
  • Take on a customer centric role for the high value client within our top 1000, becoming very familiar with client preferences and client needs
  • Be the point of contact for clients and stores on follow up of orders and special buys while providing an elevated level of service to our high value clients
  • Develop, maintain and further strengthen relationships with high value customers, vendors and internal departments to drive sales, maximize investment, and grow incremental business
  • Handle high value client inquiries regarding special orders, escalating to Director, Exclusive Buying Services as appropriate
  • Coordinate project/event/initiative implementations including the creation and maintenance of critical paths, development of launch materials, communication and results tracking
  • Partner with Director, Exclusive Buying Services for the selection of merchandise for high value customers through special buys
  • Assist in order tracking and monitor sales and margin performance to interpret variances against budget
  • Check order confirmation from vendors for accuracy and compliance with our purchase order and/or terms of agreement
  • Conduct purchase order follow up with vendors and resolve all related distribution issues
  • Monitor Exclusive Services buying office and sample inventory and shipment
  • Follow up with stores using appropriate frequency and communication channels for product and merchandise information
  • Partner with appropriate Store Support and store teams to coordinate all required activities for trunk shows, special events and personal appearances
  • Support the Director, Exclusive Buying Services in the tracking of all special buy orders including but not limited to actualized sales, pending sales, and risk inventory
  • Support the Director, Exclusive Buying Services in the communication and distribution of all bespoke and special buy packages to stores
  • Support the Director, Exclusive Services Programs in the analysis of high value client sales and benefit usage to make recommendations on business opportunities
  • Participate in the development, tracking, and administrative components of annual expense budgets
  • Partner with Director, Exclusive Services Programs to ensure successful implementation and ongoing sustainability of division programs
  • Recommend improvements for existing service processes, communications, and productivity results
  • Review and handle correspondence with store teams for all required programs
  • Arrange travel for Exclusive Services team as required
  • Embody a ‘customer comes first’ spirit, focused on delivering an extraordinary customer experience to stores and business partners
  • Track expenses within approved budget
  • Post-secondary degree/certificate in a related field
  • 1 to 2 years of post-secondary work experience in a related field
  • Excellent written, communication, and analytical skills
  • Detail oriented individual who thinks strategically
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Associate Director of Buying, Joss & Main Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee a team of Buying Managers and their direct teams to exceed revenue and margin targets, drive other goals as set by the General Manager and Director
  • Work with the Director of Buying & Curation on long-term strategic plans as it relates to our merchandise strategy, buying, and brand positioning
  • Actively train and coach team in all areas of negotiation, retail strategy, analytics and professional development
  • Create and manage to strategic supplier account plans; expand upon existing supplier relationships
  • Source and onboard new brands (both credible household brands and filling gaps in selection)
  • Negotiate buying terms with suppliers (selection, price, quantity, and delivery terms)
  • Develop category strategy and work directly with calendar team on event planning
  • Lead and train the team on creative choices including event images, cohesive event concepts and tailored product assortments
  • Analyze event, supplier, product class and category performance and drive the analytical development of the team
  • Collaborate with Assortment Planning and Event Production (creative, copy, photo studio, merchandising) team to maximize sell through and item velocity
  • Lead process improvement discussions across the organization
  • Attend trade shows and exhibits to source product, conduct buying trips on a regular basis
  • Train, develop and mentor associates and buyers in Private Sale best practices
  • Maintain industry expertise; keep abreast of competition, trends and new product ideas
  • 7-10 years of retail merchandising/buying experience
  • Team Building: Demonstrated experience building a team and delivering against aggressive targets and goals in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment
  • Results Driven-Manager: Recognized effective manager and team motivator with experience managing a team of direct reports, including managers
  • Analytical thinker who looks for (and finds) answers in the data
  • Perseverance: Track record of taking on big challenges and delivering despite obstacles, managing through change and ambiguity
  • Best in class negotiator: Articulate, persuasive communicator with strong negotiating skills
  • Savvy: Quick thinking and comfortable in a dynamic, fast-moving environment
  • Business Owner: Highly goal oriented, entrepreneurial self-starter with multiple examples of success and direct “wins”
  • Ability to work creatively and pull together visual merchandising plans and assortments
  • Interest in home décor, home furnishings, and/or other home products
  • Familiarity with private sales trends and developments
  • Process oriented, with a tireless focus on quality of output and throughput
  • Willing and available to travel
  • Familiarity with retail/merchandising concepts (visual merchandising, assortment planning, price ladders)
  • Demonstrated success in directly relevant role(s)
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Retail Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for running weekly selling reports for all departments
  • Attend assortment selection
  • Prepare styleout and post market recaps
  • Assist in preparing and attending business review meetings to gain an understanding of driving the business
  • Assists in preparing apparel board by ranking weekly best and worst sellers
  • Assists in daily tasks and special projects as needed
  • Responsible for sample tracking and upkeep of sample closet
  • Research and prepare trend reports/competitive analysis projects to communicate learnings as well as recommendations
  • Participate in market appointments
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Detail oriented, efficient, intelligent, and hard working
  • Flexible, willing to complete tasks as assigned
  • Passionate about Michael Kors
  • Undergraduate with a fashion major preferred
  • Knowledge about the fashion retail business
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Senior Manager Programmatic Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Campaign management responsibilities include set up, day to day optimizations, strategy development, project management, reporting and end of campaign recaps
  • Work closely with consumer and integrated marketing teams to develop best-in-class solutions for driving tune-in related initiatives
  • Execute and manage campaigns using exchange based media, audience-based buying, and remarketing including bidding, creative, and optimization recommendations
  • Serve as main point of contact for facilitating programmatic direct deals (PMP, PMPG, AG)
  • Maintain a clear communication channel with internal partners regarding expected deliverables
  • Formulate effective media strategies to accomplish a range of partner specific goals and kpi’s
  • Handle all billing related needs across buying platforms
  • Understanding the evolving online media environment and have a strong foundation with data-driven programmatic marketing
  • Contribute to weekly, monthly, and annual brand insights and strategy reports
  • Bachelor’s degree; (Preferably in quantitative discipline Mathematics, Science, Economics, Engineering, Statistics, etc.)
  • 2-4 years of experience in online programmatic advertising, brand management or yield optimization
  • 1-3 yrs Experienced in media buying related technologies, mainly DSPs, DMP, 3rd party ad servers and ad exchanges
  • Must be very well versed with MS Excel and other data analysis tools or SPSS / R
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to ingest requests, and provide recommendations toward identifying & solving underlying business questions
  • Strong communication skills; personable; charismatic
  • Strong analytical skills. Must be comfortable with MS Excel, data analysis, SPSS / R
  • Strong work ethic. Must be self-motivated and able to take the initiative to get the job done
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Senior Manager, Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for all aspects of footwear buying for outlet stores
  • Partner with the Director, Outlet Buying to develop merchandising strategies that support key seasonal stories, promotional efforts and top door initiatives
  • Influence the development of product and build processes collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure the process supports category and brand strategies
  • Partner closely with cross functional departments including
  • Planning and Allocation to ensure optimal assortment management and to share business results with Planning and Allocation partners on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to include hind sighting
  • Visual Merchandising to ensure execution of in-store assortment strategies and storytelling
  • Marketing – act as the lead contact to ensure that we are highlighting the correct products both in store and through emails to ensure the alignment of the weekly email schedule and to maintain list of key product features
  • Retail – work closely with District Managers to obtain customer feedback on product/in-store experience. Share insight and learnings with team and take timely action when appropriate
  • Organize and manage samples for monthly walk-throughs with senior management
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Buying & Merchandising Internship Resume Examples & Samples

  • Communication skills: good at focused listening,
  • Organizational knowledge: understands the origin behind key policies, practices, and procedures
  • Customer oriented: is aware of our customer profiles and acts with them in mind
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Manager, Group Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Online marketing and distribution of tee times
  • Web hosting, development and customer management solutions
  • Assist in development and management the GolfNow Ride Group Buy program
  • Support and fulfill all deliverables for GolfNow Ride Group Buy participating partners
  • Create additional business opportunities for existing and prospective Group Buy partners
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to facilitate broad adoption of the GNRide Group Buy program across participating GolfNow partner courses
  • Analyze and consult with GolfNow partner courses to improve efficiency, streamline operations and reduce course partner expense while improving profitability
  • Assist in the development of various types of partner relationships that generate revenue and provide benefit to GolfNow partner courses
  • College degree required; computer/internet sales expertise preferred
  • Background in golf industry with management experience required
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience with formal sales training required
  • E-commerce and online distribution experience a plus
  • Must posses excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be highly organized, efficient and have strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent relationship building/interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to conceptualize, develop and articulate new ideas
  • Must have the ability to work independently and be a self starter
  • Must have the ability to analyze and organize data logically
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Global Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create and develop standard operating procedures as it relates to all three Sample areas (Catalog, Promotional, and Point of Purchase)
  • Identify areas for improvement, evaluate end-to-end process, and work to gain efficiencies in all three areas
  • Act as liaison, field questions from upstream and downstream parties to clarify process, and level set on guidelines/boundaries.Provide ad-hoc updates outside of the standard reporting cadence
  • Update and maintain the Catalog Master which houses all orders submitted for Sample production
  • Coordinate with the Account Service on all issues related to sales orders
  • Coordinate with global vendors to obtain ship dates for all requested Catalog Sample orders, and troubleshoot delivery issues as they arise
  • Issue and release all POs for requested Catalog, Promo & POP samples orders
  • Coordinate with all reps, vendors, and liaison offices on delivery and expediting expectations
  • Establish weekly reporting to help track delivery and overall performance metrics
  • Execute and manage vendor CRF (change request form): these are documents submitted by the LO requiring price entry changes in our ERP systems
  • 2nds/Overages PO creation: this involves manually issuing POs in our ERP system for 2nds and overage styles
  • Work Order creation: processing work orders in our ERP systems (inventory reconciliation process that reallocates units to the correct customer order bucket)
  • Cut-N-Sold: this is the process that identifies units that need to be work-ordered.This report evaluates labeled and un-labeled inventory and identifies inventory adjustments that are needed (including pre-packs)
  • Open Past Due: monitoring open past due units in both SAP and JDE (this refers to units that are unshipped with ship dates in the past).This involves running reports and working with LOs to clean up inaccurate data in the system and correctly determining whether units need to be short-closed, shipped, etc
  • OX packing list updates & OX price revisions: manually updating sales orders where packing lists differs from PO QTY, and manually updating price revisions on POs
  • Interpersonal Contacts: Global Buyers, Liaison Office partners, Business Process Analysts, Marketing, Account Services, Sales, Promotions, and Global Logistics
  • This position has no supervisory responsibility
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Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Report to the office Monday – Thursday, 9am – 6pm
  • Reporting to the buying department
  • Work on short term ad-hoc departmental project work
  • Shadow the intern manager to understand the daily workings of the department
  • Attend weekly intern meetings and be an active participant in discussions
  • Present summer-long project to the executive team in a 10 minute presentation
  • Participate in market
  • Visit stores
  • Track down samples
  • Recap competitive landscapes (promotions, emails, windows)
  • Execute top 10 selling reports for distro
  • Create binders for selling recaps, hindsights, final buys
  • Must be a rising college sophomore, junior or senior
  • Fashion merchandising major preferred
  • Past participation in study abroad programs preferred
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and eager to learn
  • Prior experience working in the fashion industry a plus
  • Curious, creative thinking and enthusiastic with a hard-working nature
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of all microsoft office programs especially excel and powerpoint
  • Knowledge of how to design for print and web environments
  • Candidates must be professional, polished and polite
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Buying Department Intern Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collate buying data for seasonal allocation spreadsheets
  • Research product codes and information for shop staff
  • Develop seasonal concept boards and visual calendars for the buying season
  • Be responsible for ordering product samples and returning them when necessary
  • Be a point of contact in the buying office for stores and suppliers
  • Create and research product information for staff
  • Organise stock and order for any urgent deliveries
  • To be currently studying towards a 2.1 degree in Fashion Buying/Merchandising or related subject
  • To be educated to A-Level standard, with a minimum of GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English subjects or equivalent qualifications
  • Proven experience gained in a busy, commercial office or showroom environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Office suite knowledge including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Up to date knowledge of the fashion industry and trends
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Manager, Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for all aspects of footwear buying for retail stores
  • Ensure that all stores have the appropriate mix and quantity of products available to meet their business and customer needs
  • Partner with the Director, Retail Buying to develop merchandising strategies that support key seasonal stories, promotional efforts and top door initiatives
  • Influence the development of product and line plan processes collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure the process supports category and brand strategies
  • Work closely with the Manager, Licensed Buying and the Licensing team to ensure product stories are cohesive across deliveries
  • Partner closely with cross functional departments including: Planning and Allocation to review sales and inventory targets by door, ensure optimal assortment management, and to share business results on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Marketing to ensure that our Brand Message and Marketing Assets are in line with Product Strategies
  • Retail Field Members to obtain customer feedback on product/in-store experience. Share insight and learnings with team and take timely action when appropriate
  • Develop methods for analyzing the business and results of previous buying strategies and make tactical adjustments to leverage opportunities for increased profitability
  • Organize and manage samples for monthly Retail Coordination with senior management
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Internship Retail Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Capture the NFS, inventory and category process
  • Gathering data: Interviews, research and analysis in order to capture the NFS, inventory and category process
  • Create a process map and seasonal roadmap with deadlines and deliverables that set the team up for success
  • Support the buying team in their daily/weekly/monthly/yearly tasks
  • Supporting the apparel team on Buying tasks
  • Ad hoc queries
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Manager, Paid Search Bidding & Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the strategy and setup of paid campaigns to optimize bidding and buying for retargeting and acquisition keyword campaigns
  • Deliver innovative paid search strategies and tactics against measurable ROI
  • Measure and optimize paid marketing using SEM dashboard (Marin), analytics platform (Omniture), and other reporting tools
  • Build and optimize against an acquisition forecast and multi-million dollar budget
  • Monitor and report on portfolio performance daily
  • Develop testing and optimization strategies to continually improve results and to successfully meet ROI and other goals
  • Develop reporting and insight capabilities and processes to effectively assess progress and opportunities from various campaigns
  • Digital analytics experience with expertise in digital marketing, paid search and search engine optimization
  • Team player with strong presentation skills
  • Experience with a wide rage of digital analytics tools including: Google Adwords, Marin, Digital Attribution tools, Adobe Reports & Analytics, etc
  • Experience with A/B tests
  • Strong understanding of advanced tracking techniques such as event tracking and cross-domain tracking
  • Ability to articulate complex strategies to an audience with varying degrees of marketing and analytics knowledge
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Buying Desk Agent Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience of Procurement applications is an advantage
  • Experience of working in an international context is an advantage
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Hungarian. Additional European language will be an advantage
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Head of Finance, Buying & Merchandising Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working in retail – preferably within an online and international / multi-currency business
  • Management and forecasting of sales, margin and stock
  • Experience of producing high quality analysis documents and communicating insight to senior management concisely
  • Business partnering with senior stakeholders
  • Working with finance systems and delivering systems change/improvement
  • History of outstanding performance from academic achievements and in career to date, with rapid career trajectory
  • Team player who works for the success of the wider team
  • A thought leader and a people leader who can take others with them through what they do and the way they do it
  • Mature style and gravitas, having the ability to present to and influence senior management
  • Highly numerate, with strong financial and business acumen
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and contribute to any business discussion beyond the specific remit of the role
  • Ability to multi-task and must be well organized; attention to detail; high level of accuracy; ability to meet established deadlines; ability to work under pressure; ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a fast-paced environment, adapting to rapid change
  • Strong customer relationship skills and ability to build strong internal relationships
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Fwrd Buying Admin Resume Examples & Samples

  • Order entry management, including confirmations and entering pictures
  • Manage email correspondence with buyer, vendors, analysts, shipping approvals and accounting
  • Run reports, track budgets, manage vendor forms and fur documents
  • Build strong relationships with buyers, sales analysts and vendors
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or Business preferred
  • Proficient in Gmail, Word and Excel
  • 1 year of experience or an internship in a showroom or in a buying office or fashion industry environment
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Urban Outfitters Fall Intern Rotation for Buying Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Passionate about retail and ecommerce planning and eager to learn new skills
  • Expert command of retail math concepts and applications
  • Strong statistical analysis skills
  • Strong communication, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, prioritizing, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook
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Senior Key Account Manager International Buying Groups Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the global adidas division/ category assigned business with INTERSPORT International and SPORT2000 International
  • Define and manage the seasonal go-to-market process with assigned accounts, sell-in externally at account sales meetings and hand-over internally to markets
  • Manage the seasonal assortment planning with assigned accounts, ensure local market needs are fully covered and drive implementation
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of the order book, linked to the sell-out performance in the markets
  • Functional: > 4 years sales (previous Marketing experience is a Plus)
  • Ability to work in a matrix organisation and drive large internal/external groups
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Retail / Buying Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • You act as the analytical engine and financial sparring partner of the department and support from that point of view all buyers and merchandisers, including teamleads and head
  • You create transparency, generate insights and recommend actions around all process related to seasonal planning, buying, supplying and selling
  • You directly interact with the teamleads and head of buying&merchandising and take part to weekly trading and performance-review meetings, to monthly open-to-buy sessions and seasonal planning meetings
  • You will engage buyers and merchandisers about pre-seasonal planning activities, in-season performance monitoring and in-season management activities
  • You create and provide meaningful input for stakeholder-tailored reporting (correct structures, data, format, etc.) and ensure an integrated view on the performance of the business for your buying department
  • You actively identify key findings and, based on that, give business advices
  • You support the optimization of the reporting environment and define related processes
  • You ensure a high level of data quality and consistency
  • You also support the optimization of an IT system environment and necessary processes in order to ensure an efficient and effective planning process
  • You actively participate in projects and are responsible for dedicated activities within (sub-)projects
  • You become a major contributor within one of the most strategic buying department at Zalando
  • The security of an expanding company with more than 10,000 employees and a company pension scheme
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Buying Operations Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing accurate and timely data on volumes to buy, volumes bought and spend
  • Acting as first line of escalation on issues between suppliers and the business
  • Implementing our big strategic initiatives
  • A robust drive for results
  • Strengths around priority-setting
  • Excellent communication and conflict management skills
  • 5 years plus procurement experience
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Global Sub Process Manager Buying Channel Enablement Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the SAP-Fieldglass Global Implementation and Enablement of Services Procurement, and maintain Implementation Plan and ongoing Benefits Tracker, in partnership with the Project Development & Execution Team
  • Drive the definition, analysis, design and optimization of distinctive Goods and Services buying channel alternatives, business requirements, systems, processes, and the ongoing enablement of Global Procurement’s appointed Preferred Suppliers onto appropriate buying channels
  • Establish and Manage Global Buying Channel Strategy for end-to-end Procurement Process, Platforms, Policies and Performance Analytics
  • Establish and Manage Buying Channel Enablement Process Governance Council, inclusive of Global Process Owners (GPO), key Stakeholders, Operations Leadership and 3rd Party Delivering Partners as appropriate
  • Invest in building and maintaining External Insight through Networking, Benchmarking, 3rd Party Supplier Engagement and Training, to ensure best-in-class Process Management Delivery
  • Develop Business Case and define expected value for all key initiatives identified
  • Develop and Proactively Drive Customer Relationship Management Plans, ensuring consistent alignment to Stakeholder Objectives
  • Solicit feedback from internal users/customers, accountably driving a strong customer experience and proactively determining best response to continually improve process performance and year-over-year cost reductions
  • Partner with Global Procurement (GP) Category Leads to ensure ongoing education and alignment on Channel Strategy alternatives and requirements
  • Maintain current documentation of ‘As-Is’ Process Maps, Development Roadmaps and translation of these into clear Operational Work Instructions and Playbooks
  • Monitor and Analyze Process Performance and Re-design to deliver innovation and corrective actions
  • Masters degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Supply Chain desired; Undergraduate degree required
  • 7-10 years of leadership experience within the Procurement and/or Procurement Operations process within similar large multi-national organization(s); Pharmaceutical experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Contract Compliance & Buying Channel Enablement Processes, Platforms, Policies and Best Practices, with strong knowledge of adjacent upstream and downstream processes
  • Demonstrated experiences defining and leading Continuous Improvement programs and projects
  • Demonstrated experience leading Change through process re-engineering, value assessment, prioritization and implementation of best practices and leading technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate to identify and deliver integration & efficiencies
  • Thorough understanding of Internal Controls
  • Experience managing high-performing team to develop/implement an industry-leading capability
  • Experience successfully managing department and/or project budget(s)
  • Strong managerial, leadership, communications, project management, analytical, organization and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated Customer Service mindset and successful ability to lead through influence rather than authority
  • Solution-oriented thinker, with demonstrated ability to assess and promptly corrective action problems
  • Fluent Proficiency in English language
  • Ability and willingness to travel locally, nationally and internationally as needed (estimated travel time: <15%)
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Global Sub Process Associate Manager Buying Channel Enablement Resume Examples & Samples

  • Deliver against Global Strategy (in support of the S2P Global Process Owner) for end-to-end Contracting Process, Platforms, Policies and Performance Analytics
  • Support Buying Channel Enablement Process Governance Council, inclusive of GPO, key Stakeholders, Operations Leadership and 3rd Party Delivering Partners as appropriate
  • Maintain current documentation of ‘As-Is’ Process Maps, Development Roadmaps and translation of these into clear Operational Work Instructions and Playbooks
  • Proactively Drive and Support Customer Relationship Management Plans, ensuring consistent alignment to Stakeholder Objectives
  • Solicit feedback from internal users/customers, accountably driving a strong customer experience and proactively determining best response to continually improve process performance and year-over-year cost reductions
  • Support the definition, analysis, design and optimization of distinctive Goods and Services buying channel alternatives, business requirements, systems, processes, and the ongoing enablement of Global Procurement’s appointed Preferred Suppliers (with their associated contract pricing & terms) onto appropriate buying channels
  • Help Lead the SAP-Fieldglass Global Implementation and Enablement of Services Procurement, and maintain Implementation Plan and ongoing Benefits Tracker, in partnership with the Project Development & Execution Team
  • Partner with GP Category Leads to ensure ongoing education and alignment on Channel Strategy alternatives and requirements
  • Monitor and Analyze Process Performance and Re-design to deliver innovation and corrective actions
  • Support Development of Business Case and define expected value, for all key initiatives identified
  • Invest in building and maintaining External Insight through Networking, Benchmarking, 3rd Party Supplier Engagement and Training, to ensure best-in-class Process Management Delivery
  • Masters degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Supply Chain desired; Undergraduate degree required
  • 5-7 years of leadership experience within the Procurement and/or Procurement Operations process within similar large multi-national organization(s); Pharmaceutical experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Contract Compliance & Buying Channel Enablement Processes, Platforms, Policies and Best Practices, with strong knowledge of adjacent upstream and downstream processes and demonstrated ability to collaborate to identify and deliver integration & efficiencies
  • Thorough understanding of Internal Controls
  • Experience on high-performing team tasked to develop/implement an industry-leading capability
  • Demonstrated experience leading Change through process re-engineering and valuation/implementation of best practices and leading technologies
  • Strong leadership, communications, project management, analytical, organization and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated Customer Service mindset and successful ability to lead through influence rather than authority
  • Solution-oriented thinker, with demonstrated ability to assess and promptly corrective action problems
  • Solid understanding of the role of the BFS GPO Team in supporting the BMS Business Unit Objectives
  • Fluent Proficiency in English language
  • Ability and willingness to travel locally, nationally and internationally as needed (estimated travel time: <15%)
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Programmatic Buying Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists team members with various tasks including budget management, media technology, billing process, trafficking, tracking, and reporting
  • Assist in buying and planning of digital programmatic media
  • Assist in campaign strategy and execution by using audience behavior segments
  • Develops agency Point of Views
  • Develop technical knowledgebase in audience based digital buying and relevant systems
  • Act as liaison between trading desk and other key teams on account
  • Responsible for overall media plan maintenance and delivery
  • Accountable for individual campaign success
  • Campaign Setup & Management: translating brief into console objectives, reporting, and ongoing optimization
  • Inform supply negotiations and serve as execution lead to ensure all deal targets are hit once supply partnerships have been finalized
  • Accountable for negotiating deals and supply packages for PBU
  • Identifies business development opportunities with key publishers/sellers
  • Collaborate with strategy team on feasibility and benefit of potential PMP deals, as well as overall supply trends that may affect performance and scale
  • Although no media planning experience is required an internship with an advertising/media agency is strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative skills, including math proficiency
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Senior Associate, Programmatic Buying Unit Resume Examples & Samples

  • Planning and buying of programmatic audience based media plans
  • Responsible for campaign architecture and execution including data strategy, audience modeling, reporting requirements, and post campaign analysis
  • Assist in the creation and delivery of marketing presentations to key client contacts
  • Monitor pacing and implement optimizations across multiple campaigns to achieve optimal KPIs metrics
  • Maintain a deep understanding of client business goals and objectives
  • Evaluation of data, analytics, and platforms options in marketplace
  • Develop and execute tag mapping strategy for effective campaign data collection
  • Act as liaison between trading desk and other key teams on account (planners, research/analytics), including publisher relations
  • Effectively manage client budget and spending accurately
  • On-board and actively train and mentor Associate hires with all things account related
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration, or communications
  • Minimum of one year experience as an Associate within programmatic advertising required
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Buying Point Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Organize, schedule and handle farmerstock peanuts through the facility
  • Solicit and encourage Golden Peanut Company services in the local market area while maintaining an awareness of the competition
  • Hire, staff and train qualified employees
  • Perform pre-season and post-season maintenance
  • Market peanut seed
  • Negotiate contracts and contract proposals between producers and Golden Peanut Company for the local facility
  • Minimize net weight and dollar value shrinkage
  • Maintain liaison with the Area Procurement Manager to keep abreast of managerial responsibilities and changes affecting producer sales and/or services
  • Monitor bailouts to ensure that they are handled effectively
  • Monitor and improve all quality aspects of farmerstock including drying, cleaning, handling, storing and loading out to meet the needs of the final customer
  • Assist in company crop reporting and the First Alert System
  • Instruct and monitor employees on following safety procedures and guidelines
  • Monitor Federal State inspection service to insure accurate grading of farmerstock at the time of acquisition
  • Promote Golden Peanut Company’s services in your local community
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Um-senior Associate, Local Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee daily monitoring of Local buys to insure delivery in flight
  • Work collaboratively with client account managers
  • Evaluate submissions and negotiate pricing
  • Train Assistant Buyers in the following aspects of network buying: media math, Donovan, resolution of billing discrepancies, Stewardship/Posting
  • Develop and maintain station and rep relationships
  • 1 – 3 years of Media experience; Local preferred
  • Ability to perform financial operations in the media business
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Desktop software, specifically Excel and Word
  • Proven problem solving ability
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Buying Desk Agent Arabic Speaking Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create an environment where talent thrives
  • Inspire excellence - be the standard
  • Process improvement skills an advantage
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French language is a must
  • Drive & Determination
  • College or University degree
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Buying Desk Agent Hebrew Speaking Resume Examples & Samples

  • Be unselfish - empower others
  • Act with integrity - do what is right
  • Leadership – it begins with you
  • 1-2 years experience gained in any procurement related role is an advantage
  • Experience of Procurement applications
  • Experience of working in an international context an advantage
  • P2P experience an advantage
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Hebrew is a must
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Manager, Programmatic Buying Unit Resume Examples & Samples

  • Evaluation of inventory sources, data, analytics solutions and technology platforms options in marketplace
  • Comprehensive knowledge and defined expertise in programmatic buying, audience creation, campaign management and in-dash optimization techniques
  • Manage and oversee campaign budgets and pacing
  • Oversee audience planning, campaign management & optimization, measurement planning and data application
  • Ensure trading teams are meeting all critical deadlines and client deliverables
  • Work and collaborate with internal teams (direct investment, strategic planning, and analytics teams) as well as external (client), and vendor partners
  • Prepare and as needed, present client facing communications as well as educational overviews to digital and non-digital stakeholders
  • Ability to critically analyze and process data and an ability to effectively communicate findings in verbal and written form
  • Critically evaluate the ability of data sources, inventory and media platforms to create competitive advantage
  • Manage a team of programmatic specialists day-to-day helping to develop and promote the professional advancement of through training and mentorship
  • Oversee flawless execution with direct campaign management in self-serve tools
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in programmatic, ad operations or biddable media
  • Candidates should be knowledgeable in audience buying
  • Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and detail oriented
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative skills, including math proficiency
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Buying Administrator With German Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintaining product and supplier database
  • Handling Icoming calls and e-mails
  • Cooperating with other departments on daily basis
  • Proficient in German - essential
  • Administration or office background, ideally - previous experience on similar role
  • Great organisational, analytical and data management skills
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Buying Group Liaison Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • The BGLM will work with the members of various departments to identify sales opportunities and act to capitalize on these opportunities through deployment of necessary members of the extended ANPD staff (e.g. Regulatory, Sales, Marketing, etc.)
  • Manage the cost of contract negotiations to ensure expenditures are being made in the correct areas with the appropriate decision makers
  • Advise team members and peers of contract terms to ensure direction, problems, opportunities are clearly understood and advantages are used to maximize sales and share gains
  • The BGLM shall visit medium-size national Buying Group organizations and Health Authorities on a regular call basis. "Customers" will include managers in Materials Management, Purchasing, and their counterpart negotiators
  • Supervisory of company-sponsorship of conventions, trade fairs or meetings directly affecting negotiated agreements with particular attention being paid to those meetings sponsored by negotiating partners
  • Become knowledgeable of division's business strategies and goals for each assigned account
  • Meet and develop relationships with all key personnel in assigned accounts to include decision makers regardless of geographic location
  • Promote and sell all Abbott programs, products and services to key contacts that can aid the account in effectively addressing the major challenges facing their organization. Have the ability to identify and develop solutions to meet customer's needs
  • Report changing market conditions in assigned area which could negatively or positively impact Abbott business opportunity to the National Contract Development Manager and other ANPD personnel
  • Work with appropriate personnel to analyze business with assigned accounts, identify opportunities and maximize sales
  • Performs key analytics related to ANPD contract compliance and performance. (dashboards)
  • Support the Contract Development Team with RFP by performing the analysis and writing the proposal responses (Terms and Condition, Presentations, etc.)
  • Performs the analytics related to the institutional sales channel performance and leads the institutional pre-ADS monthly meeting
  • Negotiate customer contracts that maximize sales and share in assigned accounts
  • Create, design and implement the best approach to selling within assigned accounts
  • Administer contract efficiently through clearly written and verbally performed communication from the Field to Division Head Office and vice versa
  • Contribute conceptually to the overall management of the contract segment of the business through voluntary and structural procedures. In essence, this position is accountable for the overall sales success of the negotiated agreements within his/her responsibility
  • The BGLM will be accountable for creating and achieving an approved Business Plans for his/her assigned accounts. Position will work with a multi-department, cross functional team to call on assigned accounts as dictated by business imperatives
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Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • In tandem with the Sr. Buyer, coordinate the onboarding of new Ecom specific vendors – through MOU, FAMA, Dropship setup etc
  • Work with Guest services team to ensure Dropship processes are defined with the vendor and orders can be processed, and appropriate inventory processes are managed
  • Help coordinate Ecom Turnover processes to ensure meetings are organized and efficient
  • Flow of meeting
  • Consistency in hand over information
  • Participate in regular Site team meetings, to discuss delivery performance, opportunities and escalate & resolve issues as necessary
  • Provide overall support , including data entry, copying, printing and general filing, as needed to support Ecommerce needs
  • Prepare regular competitive benchmark analysis on assortment and site specifics
  • Inclusive of category specific, seasonal statements, and promotional tactics
  • Analyze assortment performance based on mix, margin, and click thru analysis
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in merchandising and buying
  • Full understanding of the components involved in creating a successful product launch
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Buying Desk Agent Resume Examples & Samples

  • Placing orders with vendors through the Oracle P2P application
  • Managing queries of customers and suppliers
  • Working closely with Accounts Payable department
  • Good command of English and Spanish or Italian
  • BSc degree or operational experience within an administrative environment
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Buying Programs Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • As a member of the Buying Programs Operations team, located in Lehi, Utah, you will be a subject matter expert on Adobe Buying Programs in all respects. Your charter will be to prove exceptional support to the Adobe Field Sales organization, including Enterprise, Inside, and Channel sales account managers on a worldwide basis. The successful candidate will possess a high level of professionalism in all they do
  • Excel skills, be organized, detail oriented, have a 'can do' attitude, and have an internal strong sense of urgency. Supporting the various sales teams is often fast-paced environment that require excellent communication skills, your ability to multi-task and perform under pressure, your superior analytical skills and your ability to work in a team environment. Your efforts will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction and will contribute to Adobe's overall success in the marketplace. As a member of the extended Adobe Buying Programs organization you will work with other cross functional operational teams such as Order Management, Finance, Customer Success, Contracts Administration, and Legal. In addition, you will have opportunities to lead special projects and apply your ideas for improvements
  • Help with the implementation of new Buying Programs, that are developed to better support the Sales Teams ability to sell to exactly what Adobe's customers are asking for to suit their Digital Media needs. This requires an ability to quickly problem solve and articulate the solutions in a timely manner
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on Adobe Buying Programs (CLP, VIP and ETLA), policies and systems (LWS, SAP R/3, SFDC, AAUI, VIP) and provide world class support to the extended Field organization
  • Respond to email inquiries from the Field pertaining to all aspects of Adobe Buying Programs within response time guidelines
  • Manage and process requests for Volume License Transfers, Account Merges, Name Changes and Other Related Account Management items via the Licensing Web Site (LWS), SAP R/3, VIP and AAUI, as well as trouble shoot issues that may come up for the Field
  • Manage, review, approve when appropriate, and process exception requests using the Licensing Exceptions Approval Form (LEAF)
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Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Buying-Procurement specialist responsible for Facilities, Utilities and MRO strategy execution in Mexico, Andean and South Cone regions
  • Accountable to develop regional activities related to strategic sourcing for assigned commodities and suppliers. This will include market and spend analysis, RFQ execution, contract negotiations, preferred suppliers development and other cash initiatives
  • Support Regional Commodity Leaders with analysis (e.g. market, spend, savings, preferred supplier, pay terms/cash, etc.)
  • Provide RFQ/RFP/SOW/contract negotiation support
  • Lead contract negotiations/key projects, engaging with key stakeholders (e.g. Commodity Leads, sourcing deploy teams, in some cases with key operational stakeholders) in defining/understanding requirements through to implementation
  • Create & manage purchase orders through to delivery & supplier invoicing/payment (primarily in support of Corporate purchases)
  • Support, maintain, and update key sourcing tools, processes and systems such as iSave (a savings tracking tool), OCDB (oracle contract database), preferred supplier list, etc
  • Provide other key support to the Commodity Leaders
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years work experience in the assigned commodity
  • Demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong quantitative and data analysis skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills and analytical skills with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationships
  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments
  • Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win
  • Strong problem solving skills
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Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Buying-Procurement specialist responsible for Healthcare, Transportation and Corporate support in Mexico and Central America
  • Accountable to support stakeholders in all activities related to indirect procurement, leveraging the usage of appropriate contracts, tools and buying channels. Develops and executes business specifics RFQs and contract/pricing implementation plans
  • Support, maintain, and update the different sourcing tools, processes and systems such as iSave (a savings tracking tool), preferred supplier list, etc
  • Lead small contract negotiations/key projects, engaging with key stakeholders (e.g. Commodity Leads, sourcing deploy teams, in some cases with key operational stakeholders) in
  • Provide requesters guidance on proper SOWs as well as suggestions on how to prepare the SOW
  • Work with requestors to ensure they are following the preferred Commodity strategy which meets their requirements
  • Help identify cost savings opportunities by participating work-outs with the business
  • Work PO ques, requesting quotes, approving POs, working with requesters to obtain additional info
  • Help requester navigate through the sourcing process, ensure the correct buying channel is followed by commodity
  • Understands and gathers requirements and needs from the customer/requestor & transmits those requirements to the Commodity leader to build optimum customer-based solutions
  • Updates ERPs with new price lists & cash terms and ensures correct buying channels are utilized
  • Solve delivery quality issues, invoicing/payables issues, and database management problems
  • Manages and promotes usage dashboards to drive productivity through volumes
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years work experience in indirect procurement
  • 5 years of commercial sourcing experience
  • Excellent communication skills and analytical skills with the ability to manage and develop supplier/stakeholder relationships
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Director, Global Customer Buying Programs Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work cross functionally with Red Hat product teams, field teams, Finance, and Operations to develop and enhance strategic customer buying programs that are designed to fit the purchasing needs of different customers
  • Develop a framework and use results from the current buying program proof of concept, making progress on buying programs for all types or tiers of customers and partners to drive scale, increase customer engagement, and support our emerging products strategy
  • Conduct interviews with key customers to produce objective win/loss artifacts and effectively manage the collected data
  • Understand competitive win/loss analysis and equip Sales with actionable insights and a feedback loop to drive sustainable, continuous improvement
  • Develop and implement repetitive deal construction model that drives consistent and repeatable formation of large deals, informs the continuous improvement of buying programs and pricing strategies, and evolves how the Field and product teams collaborate to architect winning deal strategies
  • Coordinate and program manage with product teams, Finance, and Bid Desk process improvements for competitive deal construction, complex deal support, and streamlined deal work-flow
  • Build cross-functional relationships to gain alignment from peers, leaders, and stakeholders in the implementation of strategic pricing methodologies
  • Ensure open communications within Sales and with key sales stakeholders to promote better delivery on deal related strategies and support change management and adoption initiatives
  • 10+ years in a leadership or management role leading high-performance, customer-facing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a distributed, global, multi-cultural organization
  • Business knowledge and skills to engage business leaders on business terms and deliver business solutions
  • Combined background of services and sales or sales experience
  • Empathy for customers and passion for revenue and growth
  • Analytical and process-oriented mindset
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, with excellent presentation skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to apply a quantitative approach to measuring customer experience, product usage, and customer satisfaction to drive improved performance
  • Deep financial and operational understanding of value drivers in recurring revenue business models
  • Bachelor's degree in a technology or any analytical discipline; graduate degree in management is a plus
  • Willingness to travel ~25%, both international and domestic
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Senior Buying Operations Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Act as the primary interface between the media retail teams and our centralized buying services team, including onboarding new associates or tasks, managing escalations, auditing work quality, and increasing transparency through reporting
  • Identify and drive projects to increase vendor self-service through improved tools, training, or processes
  • Drive improvements to retail tools that increase automation and efficiency
  • Identify and manage projects that increase the quality of our item detail
  • 5+ year’s experience working in retail, operations or technology industry
  • Proven experience managing projects and/or programs
  • Proven experience communicating and presenting to senior leadership
  • Proven experience working with tools and applications within a distributed computing environment, including all core MS Office applications
  • Background in vendor/buyer operations, vendor management, logistics, and/or product management preferred
  • Understanding of six-sigma and/or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment when working in dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of urgency and bias for action
  • Demonstrated leadership in forming and driving cross-functional teams
  • Ability to analyze and propose data-driven solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems. In particular, identifying customer and vendor needs and inventing new and efficient ways to meet those needs
  • High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in the heat of battle
  • Communications and collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust up, down, and across the company
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Director, Global Customer Buying Programs Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure open communication within Sales and with key sales stakeholders to promote better delivery on deal related strategies and support change management and adoption initiatives
  • 10+ years in a people management role overseeing high-performance, customer-facing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a distributed, global, multicultural organization
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%, both international and domestic
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HQ Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • At least 3-4 in retail merchandising or buying on a worldwide scale
  • Passion for product and sensitivity to styles and trends
  • Knowledge of luxury fashion business
  • Time and process management abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal relations
  • Stress resilience
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Analyst, Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs all site procurement outside process activities and administers purchase orders in conformance with the Aerospace purchasing procedures, policies, and work instructions
  • Plans, schedules, and reschedules orders utilizing ERP planning recommendations
  • Evaluates requisition requirements and determines correct procurement vehicle/method
  • Troubleshoots supplier invoices for payment when necessary
  • Initiates and coordinates discussions or meetings between suppliers and Honeywell departments to resolve procurement-related problems
  • Analyzes need and prepares requests for advance procurement authorizations. Prepares reports as requested by supervision or as required by producers
  • Provides guidance and necessary training to lower classifications in purchasing techniques
  • May serve as a full-time member of respective purchased product teams and be involved with the development and implementation of strategic supplier management concepts, including process characterization and control, development of supplier partnerships, and total quality management
  • Travels as necessary
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Associate Director, Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related fields
  • At least 5 years of work experience Buying or Brand Management
  • At least 2 years of experience leading and developing a team
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
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Macy s Merchant Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with development of merchandise assortment offered in stores and on the macys.com website
  • Perform analytically complex assignments
  • Build constructive and collaborative relationships with colleagues and vendors
  • Assist with procurement, product development, vendor partnerships, assortment planning, financial analysis, localization planning, advertising, allocation, and replenishment
  • Perform data analysis and make recommendations impacting sales and profitability
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred. All majors will be considered for this opportunity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to analyze data and draw conclusions. Above average quantitative skills preferred
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, assertiveness, intellectual curiosity
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Macy s Merchant Omni Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with development of merchandise assortment offered in stores and on the macys.com website
  • Perform analytically complex assignments
  • Build constructive and collaborative relationships with colleagues and vendors
  • Assist with procurement, product development, vendor partnerships, assortment planning, financial analysis, localization planning, advertising, allocation and replenishment
  • Perform data analysis and make recommendations impacting sales and profitability
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality
  • Rising senior at an accredited university
  • A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred
  • All majors will be considered for this opportunity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read, write and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to analyze data and draw conclusions
  • Above average quantitative skills preferred
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, assertiveness, and intellectual curiosity
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Regional Operational Buying Unit Lead, ROA Resume Examples & Samples

  • People management responsibilities for all Operational Buyers and Transactional resources including
  • Accountable for ensuring that global or regional deals are translated into local agreements (when required) and languages against which Operational Buying can be performed. Includes contracting, supplier on-boarding, catalog establishment / updates and maintenance or other requested support
  • Accountable for ensuring adequate support is provided for local implementation of global and regional initiatives for sites where there is no dedicated Local Procurement Partner
  • Perform continuous professional development activities relevant to their area and ensure training in processes and systems relevant to their position
  • Degree level educated, with business related degree preferable
  • Business level fluency in primary sub-region language
  • 3+ years operational procurement experience with sufficient experience in basic contracting, eSourcing and spot buying
  • Experience in leading or supporting cost reduction and value improvement programs
  • Excellent communication, leadership and proven (1-2 years) management capabilities including the ability to provide reasonable feedback and development support to staff
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and / or managing a number of activities in parallel
  • Considerable communication and leadership skills including a demonstrated understanding of how to translate business requirements into Procurement operations or specifications with best value and customer service in mind
  • Considerable knowledge in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools (e.g. eSourcing, eAuction) with familiarity and awareness of relevant legal risks and issues
  • Experience in Procurement requisition and procure to pay systems and processes for efficient updates to contract documentation, templates and processing tools (e.g. eSourcing, eAuction)
  • Experience in providing customer support over multiple countries and by demonstrating strong communication skills
  • Experience in an offshore or shared service operating environments
  • Strong skills in basic MS Office© software and other business systems (Ariba, Emptoris Mpower, SAP etc.)
  • Post graduate business related qualification
  • Documented international strategic sourcing or cost reduction experience
  • Pharmaceutical Industry experience
  • Shared service center team management experience
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Buying Operations Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead a team of two buyers and manage the day to day operations of the buying desk. Monitor and manage the daily workload to ensure that it keeps pace with demand
  • Understand the spend profile of the organisation, and develop and maintain the buying strategy for current and future demand patterns across the organisation
  • Ensure that third party spend is sourced and managed in accordance with appropriate governance and policies
  • Drive savings and value for the business through procurement and buying activities
  • Support AIB users during buying and procurement activities. Assist the business with the requisitioning and RFX process (Coupa) for day-to-day purchasing requirements – champion the RFP process / adoption throughout the business
  • Be the source of expert knowledge for procurement and buying activities through the Coupa platform, and to provide support for the system users and other stakeholders
  • Become a point of contact for and own the relationship for all AIB users engaged in procurement activities using Coupa. Provide phone based support for the system users. Review and challenge requested expenditure as appropriate
  • Actively engage with Strategic Sourcing Category teams to escalate high spend or high risk expenditure
  • Be the owner for processes and procedures associated with procurement and buying activities
  • Be the operational owner for the supplier onboarding process, and ensuring that the necessary supplier information is gathered and recorded in an accurate and timely manner
  • Effectively manage supplier master data and information, to improve and develop the information that we hold on suppliers, and to be responsible for all information requests and associated communications with our suppliers
  • Manage, promote and improve supplier content (catalogue) information within the Coupa system, ensuring the catalogue information is accurate, easily interpreted by the user, and underpinned by the necessary commercial agreements
  • Manage the ongoing contract initiation or renewal process, and to identify contract renewal workload to the Category teams on an agreed frequency
  • Manage user access to content (catalogues) by introducing (and undertaking) measures to ensure only the appropriate users have access to content
  • Schedule and perform system testing for new Coupa product releases and upgrades
  • To undertake other related activities as demand requires
  • 2 years’+ experience in procurement, and working with high volume transactional purchasing, order fulfilment, and customer service in a large/medium sized organisations or professional services environment. Good understanding of Supply Chain and Order Fulfilment process. Experience of SAP (or alternative ERP system) and Coupa (or similar purchase to pay system) is necessary. Strong experience in procurement best practices, and data management would be beneficial
  • Proven experience of leading and managing a team, driving value and savings, and working in collaboration with others in delivering continuous process improvement
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with previous supplier and/or direct customer experience; Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Excellent organisational skills are essential. Fast learner and good systems acumen are required. Experience of working in financial institution would be beneficial
  • Highly analytical with strong systems accuracy and attention to detail; High standard of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel & Word) is required
  • Degree level or qualified by experience. Relevant sourcing qualification is desirable. Ability to communicate in fluent English is essential
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STP Buying Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible to create, review and occasional approve purchases requisition
  • Process vendor creation and/or maintenance requests
  • Troubleshoot invoices with purchases issues to ensure proper registration and resolution
  • Bachelor level or almost finish university/college degree in Business Administration or a related Engineering
  • 4+ years of experience working in similar roles
  • SAP ERP MM/FI Experience. Intermediate/Advance English skills
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STP Junior Buying Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible to create, review and occasional approve purchases orders
  • On time and on quality delivery of Sourcing/Procurement Operations
  • Understand Company’s Principles and Procedures
  • 2-4 years of experience working in similar roles
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STP Buying Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Meet KPI and external metrics. Interact with both internal and external customers
  • 4-6 years of experience working in similar roles
  • SAP ERP MM/FI Experience
  • Intermediate/Advance English and Italian skills
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STP Buying Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible to create, review and occasional approve purchases requisition. Responsible to create, review and occasional approve purchases orders
  • Advanced English & German (at least 90%, written-spoken)
  • 3+ years of experience working in similar roles
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Buying Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Communication with or on the following
  • Communicate with Vendor/Buyer/Marketing Coordinator, Lab/Supply Chain Manager/Replenishment Analyst to investigate / resolve issues to ensure accuracy of input information and system set-up
  • Follow up on samples (Lab) if not submitted on time by vendor. Investigate to resolution. When required, escalate to Buyer
  • Manage Buyer and Marketing sample room
  • Work with vendors and Marketing Coordinator to secure samples
  • Assortment
  • Maintain and update Open-to-Buy and other worksheets (season code, cost or retail change sheets) as instructed by Buyer
  • Generate performance reports for Buyer
  • Set-up and maintain items in EIW (Electronic Item Worksheets) & SCORE (Sears Canada Operational Reference Environment)
  • Manage sample process for all channels which includes but not limited to; securing samples (image orphysical), tagging, organizing, sending for photography, storing, tracking, returning, and preparing for sample sales
  • Maintain and update the RTW list with sample information
  • Pull samples to support marketing and meet with buyer to approve samples
  • Update and maintain master grid; add item number, add blue chip number, etc
  • Create and maintain marketing binders (flyers)
  • Create and maintain assortment CAD binders for the season
  • Check catalogue PDF’s, add comments and advise appropriate person as required (buyer, ARA)
  • Create flash messages in SCORE as required
  • General Item Set Up & Maintenance
  • Compile and format information in Electronic Item Worksheets (EIW)
  • Ensure accurate, timely and complete item set-up and load items to SCORE (Sears Canada Operational Reference Environment)
  • Update SCORE with post EIW load changes (e.g. Cost, Distribution, UPC (Universal Product Code)
  • Initiate any system changes and item set ups and maintenance. This is completed in collaboration with the MC (Marketing Coordinator) for promotions or Buyer for general item information
  • Additional set-up & verification (RIM Retail Inventory Management etc)
  • Add items to Direct/Catalogue Medias - collaborate with Buyer and/or MC (Marketing Coordinator)
  • Set up Featured Items in FIES (Feature Item Entry System, for MDO (Markdown Optimization)
  • Check Verification reports to ensure that PLU (Price Look Up) has correctly been applied in RIM (Retail
  • Inventory Management). Work through to resolution
  • Direct/Catalogue Item Set up
  • In collaboration with the MC (Marketing Coordinator) & Buying Team - resolve on own, or implement the resolution as discussed with the MC or Buying team, and improve the system set up, and catalogue error discrepancies
  • Identify and correct any errors or discrepancies found, and address / communicate root cause of errors to Buyer
  • Initiate any media set ups, changes and maintenance
  • Set up Subs and Flash Messages in SCORE (Sears Canada Operational Reference Environment)
  • Enter Vantive information
  • Process Improvement and Perform other duties as required
  • Identify procedural problems, and recommend changes after liaising with departments and individuals concerned
  • Make recommendations to improve work processes, workflow and business efficiencies
  • Provide administrative support as required (occasional). Perform other duties as required
  • Health & Safety
  • Work in compliance with all laws and regulations and attend or complete all required health and safety training, report all accidents and take every precaution reasonable to ensure personal safety and the safety of others and perform other duties as required
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including database maintenance
  • Demonstrated oral/written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to analytically think
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive
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Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assisting with business cases, RFX, E-auction, SOW and/or SLA
  • Planning and monitoring programs or processes for compliance
  • Eliciting functional, finance, risk, compliance and tax requirements
  • Defining and properly documenting processes
  • Translating and simplifying requirements
  • Requirements management and communication
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Project Management for ongoing or one-time supplier initiatives
  • Small renewals or one time purchases
  • Use sophisticated methods, metrics and tools to achieve the business benefits and corporate goals in areas such as billing, production, workflow, customer relationship management and document management
  • Written and verbal communication, including but not limited to technical writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Understanding basic and some advanced IT concepts
  • Understanding GE’s culture
  • Understanding Global cultural and business experience
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently conduct RFX’s and E-auctions
  • Ability to develop and publish world class SOWs and SLAs
  • Business case development
  • Modeling techniques and methods
  • Leadership
  • Complex data analysis
  • Influencing skills
  • Relationship Management and Supplier Management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to quickly and effectively pivot from assignment to assignment
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Senior Instock Manager, Forecasting & Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Direct responsibility for building the forecasting platform and playbook for the program
  • Lead the integration of innovative solutions that facilitates the improvements in the way we manage our demand forecast and inventory strategies for perishable and nonperishable products
  • Partner with internal teams to continually improve our buying and forecasting platforms to meet our program needs, requiring the ability to think strategically about our business to create efficiencies for long term sustainability
  • Deeply analyze and understand customer demand patterns to inform purchasing decisions
  • Develops key performance indicators (KPIs) that allow us to monitor performance of our forecasting systems to continually improve efficiency
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ESC Buying Desk Agent Resume Examples & Samples

  • Quote Management
  • Collaborate - be a team
  • Operational experience in a financial shared services environment is an advantage, but not a must
  • Commercial awareness / acumen
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
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Product, Buying & Merchandising Resume Examples & Samples

  • Selecting, monitoring and constantly improving the product range we stock so that we best meet the needs of the restaurants on our platform
  • Identifying products/categories which can be improved and working with designers and manufacturers to bring better and proprietary solutions to market
  • Managing stock levels to ensure we always have a stocked website while keeping working capital within acceptable bounds, managing stock risk for slow moving lines
  • Leading purchasing/service negotiations with suppliers
  • Planning and managing / executing packaging testing to ensure that we have the best quality stock
  • Managing website merchandising and helping guide the website roadmap and design
  • Being the frontline handling customer feedback/queries while the new business division is in its infancy, and reporting customer feedback in a structured way with recommended actions
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Buying Category Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Possess and develop a strong understanding of the product category, market, and growth opportunities in order to develop a vision and then implement strategic and targeted action plans to achieve goals
  • Monitor sales reports and conduct financial analysis in order to identify business opportunities and identify and close gaps in order to meet and exceed key performance indicators
  • Possible travel (up to 20%) to trade shows & meetings
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Senior Buying Director, Omni Channel Resume Examples & Samples

  • In partnership with Commercial Planning, lead the assessment of the competition with respect to financial condition, trends, marketing and product strategy; Drive strategies to reach to competition accordingly, to capture market lead
  • Influence and contribute to deliver campaignintent and create a positive experience for the customer
  • Build an environment where cross functional teams ensure seamless execution of in-store and on-site promotional pricing execution
  • Ensure marketing and events are properly supported from an inventory standpoint
  • Lead team in ensuring product issues related to web content and future marketing are addressed
  • Innovation Cultivator: Analyzes area in need for innovation and works with others to plan for and implement solutions that improve the business
  • Customer Impact: Actively pursues details about the marketplace and customer to influence the business
  • Strategic Orientation: Actively points out the need for change when necessary, and defines and articulates plans and priorities to drive the business
  • Talent Builder: Actively supports individual development of own team members
  • Drives Results: Drives to exceed goals and remains nimble and agile to shift resources as needed
  • Financial and Business Acumen:Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Affinity for product: Ability to connect the financials to the product strategies and lead teams to connect the dots with how it shows up in stores and on site
  • Master's degree or equivalent experience
  • Online/Omni experience preferred
  • 10+ years’ work experience, preferable in retail, Inventory Management/merchandising
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience of leading large teams
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Buying Director, Omni-channel, Adult Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Commercial Planning to deliver campaign intent and positive experience for customer
  • Lead teams to drive product, sort and site linking strategy to increase conversion
  • Lead the assessment of the competition with respect to financial condition, trends, marketing and product strategy; Drive strategies to reach to competition accordingly, to capture market lead
  • Assess future commercial plan risks and opportunities and provide feedback to Creative Team, Commercial Planning Team, and give risk mitigating direction to Buying team
  • Build an environment where cross functional teams ensure seamless execution of in-store and on-site promotional pricing execution
  • Lead IM and Buying team to ensure proper steps to execute flawlessly are taken and identify risks with an offer structures to customer experience
  • Ensure marketing and events are properly supported from an inventory standpoint
  • Lead team in ensuring product issues related to web content and future marketing are addressed
  • Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
  • Organizational Savvy: Able to build constructive and effective relationships and use them to maneuver through complex situations
  • Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Relationship Management: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • People Management: Establish clear direction and provides a empowering and challenging environment that brings out the best in people
  • Strategic Agility: Can create and articulate credible visions and competitive strategies
  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Planning & Priority Setting: Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals
  • Process Management: Can identify and articulate the processes and resources necessary to get things down efficiently and effectively
  • Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Risk Management: Anticipate risks and identifies contingency plans and processes to prevent disruptions when risks occur
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • An expert in demonstrating strong listening, written and oral communication skills
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Buying Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Determine and deliver annual sales, contribution budget, net sales, market share growth and relevant section of the Trading P&L for our FMCG ranges
  • Set up and manage supplier and publisher relationships, working with the UK head office to support supplier selection and supply
  • Determine the customer offer and in-store display of the category
  • Manage the full replenishment process
  • Generate and deliver profitable product and promotional strategies including pre and post promotion financial analysis
  • Lead and develop innovative range marketing plans, providing accurate and timely promotional content to the Group Marketing team
  • Sales forecasting and analysis
  • Manage and negotiate supplier income deals
  • Keep abreast of market trends, customer requirements and competitor activity to indentify market opportunities
  • Undertake range reviews and continuous improvement of the product offer through effective range analysis
  • Maintain open and effective relationships with stores
  • Create and implement new business opportunities
  • Lead and develop a buying team of 3
  • Proven and successful category management experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Arabic language would be beneficial but not essential
  • Books and News category experience would be highly beneficial
  • Exceptional supplier management and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of financial and P&L management
  • Strong commercial skills and market interpretation
  • Engaging and influential communication style
  • High level of numeracy and must be data driven with exceptional analysis skills
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Senior Manager Buying Desk Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the entire Buying Desk staff
  • Ensure internal customers are receiving the appropriate procurement support
  • Ensure Sourcing Managers are supported on all sourcing systems
  • B.Com / BA degree + MBA
  • Proven 6-8 years Sourcing-related experience preferably in a complex, fast paced and challenging work environment
  • Strong knowledge of Sourcing best practises, techniques, tools and systems
  • Deep knowledge and experience in a wide range of contracts and expense types
  • Strong experience in tactical sourcing across Europe, Asia and India markets
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of a Procurement/Sourcing Support Centre team located in multiple geographies
  • Proven track record of developing Procurement/Sourcing Support Centre processes, procedures and deliverables
  • Solid relationship management and performance management skills
  • Good team player as well as ability to use own initiative
  • Self-motivated, pro-active attitude and able to handle multiple concurrent tasks
  • Keen eye for detail with excellent presentation skills in order to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Should have exposure to working in a global environment with an ability to work with people across the globe in different time zones and with different cultures
  • Flexibility and an open attitude to change
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
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Analyst, Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Vendor management for Repair & Overhaul purchase orders – driving supplier quotes, pricing of customer orders, approving quotes and expediting repair & return of customer and SPEX units
  • Driving Turnaround Time (TAT) adherence with vendors to return customer units back to the site by customer due date; OTTR
  • Daily tasking to drive customer quote approval, warranty decisions and responding to inquiries
  • Interacts with R&O site personnel frequently to resolve site, vendor & customer concerns
  • Researches and provides feedback to management relative to supplier’s capacity and capabilities
  • Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, and ethical conduct
  • Participation in team Tier meetings, reporting on vendor metrics and interacting with teammates
  • Continuous Improvement mindset – always looking for new and efficient methods to accomplish business processes aligned to Buyer Standard Work
  • Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule
  • Demonstrated ability in negotiations – aligning vendor performance with TAT/OTTR expectations
  • Prioritize multiple tasks in order of importance to satisfy all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to organize work efficiently, document and report concisely and accurately
  • Proven problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities and application of sound judgment
  • Understanding of the Repair and Overhaul business – constantly open to learning and change
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Internship Retail Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Education: 3rd/4th year student in Fashion Management, Business Administration, Economics or related fields
  • Passion for sports and Nike
  • Passion and attitude for teamwork in a multicultural context
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Merchandising / Buying Administrator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing crucial admin support to the Merchandise team on day to day activities
  • Accurate and timely maintenance of the merchandising systems
  • Completing reports and analysing data
  • Copy proofing
  • Developing good relationships and liaising with the wider cross-functional teams
  • Managing samples
  • General administrative activities
  • Previous experience in an administrative role
  • Excellent IT skills – Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Previous experience in a role where accuracy and meeting deadlines is key
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The Manager of Programmatic Buying Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and years of experience
  • At least five to seven years work experience in online advertising, media buying or other digital media
  • 2 years programmatic sales or buying experience
  • Record of success developing and growing a digital business
  • Strong agency relations, including in-house agency trade desks, programmatic buyers and demand side platform partners
  • Exposure to/experience with multiple programmatic buying technologies (DSPs, DMPs, PMDs, etc.)
  • Top notch analytical skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Must be an independent worker that can also collaborate and work effectively across teams
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment; must be able to respond to frequent demands of multiple customers -- both internal and external
  • Ability to assess and communicate partner value propositions and negotiate agreements
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Metals Buying Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Obtaining and evaluating quotes and preparing a decision making process
  • Preparing and leading of price negotiations for the inquiries and quotations and observing timing, quality and service-related objectives
  • Preparing of and participating on Pre-Meeting or/and Corporate Sourcing Committee (CSC) decision meetings
  • Preparing of purchase orders by using the IT system
  • IT systems data-entry
  • Creating and maintaining a business plan
  • Preparing project information and status for Management
  • Secure suppliers’ and sub suppliers capacities
  • Perform supplier readiness for Electric parts
  • Maintain project information database
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