Department : Buying
Reports to : Head of Buying Menswear Footwear
Team Size : >
Recruiter Name, E-mail : Melda Atalay
As a Buying Manager for Mens Shoes reporting into the Head of Buying you are responsible for creating a clearly defined assortment strategy and taking ownership for its execution and delivery.
You plan and manage the budget for this business and you are responsible for leading the buying team.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
You are passionate about product and trends and knowledgeable about the fashion Industry. You drive the strategy and help to identify strategic marketing & product stories alongside the Marketing & Country teams
You take responsibility for owning and driving In-Season KPIs. You influence the OTB for your category to maximise sales, gross margin and inventory turn
You possess strong negotiation skills and the ability to take a strategic view on maximizing long term sales and profit potential.
You will forge strong cross category relationships, supporting amongst others our Partner Program and ZMS (Zalando Marketing Solutions) teams
You will look after a team of over twenty five across various levels from Assistant Buyer through to Senior Buyer
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
com business .You pride yourself in your leadership skills with at least 8 years of relevant experience leading a large team
PERKS AT WORK
Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-
to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.