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Head of Buying & Sourcing - Household

  • Location

    Kuwait, Kuwait

  • Sector:

    Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Olivia Roberts

  • Contact email:

    oliviaroberts@cartermurray.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    1073732_1554037125

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-30

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Carter Murray Retail in Dubai are looking for a Head of Buying & Sourcing for an exciting new project for a leading retailer in the Middle Region with their head office based in Kuwait.

We are looking for a candidate that has extensive buying and sourcing experience in the near and far east that has experience within some of the following categories:

  • Gifting
  • Household
  • Tabletop
  • Arts & Craft
  • Pet Supplies
  • Make & Cosmetics
  • Electronics
  • Seaonsal
  • Home Decor
  • Toys & Party
  • & Stationary

We are looking for a senior candidate who has previously managed a team of buyers / merchandisers and worked across various different product categories.

This person would of worked within a retail environment not just a sourcing supplier base, and have knowledge and experience of the Middle East region.

If you have a minimum of 8-10 years experience within own brand buying , product development and sourcing from the far east, an extensive knowledge of retail especially with a focus on the value sector and would like to be part of this opportunity please apply on the link provided.

Overview of requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience within buying
  • Preference to come from a value retail segement
  • Have bought a number of the categories that are listed above
  • Experience in sourcing from the far east
  • Managed a team of buyers/ merchandisers
  • Experience within the Middle East market

The SR Group (Dubai) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.