WZG-853 Associate Buyer - Men's Sportswear

WZG-853 Associate Buyer - Men's Sportswear

01 Jul
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Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson
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Toronto

01 Jul

Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson

Toronto

job description



What This Position is All About:





The Associate Buyer, Mens Sportswear will build a customer-centric assortment for an assigned merchandise area driving omni sales, profit and turnover objectives.





Who You Are:



- You get things done by engaging in high level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills 

- You are a respected and proven thought leader with a quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization

- A natural problem-solver, who is also intuitively analytical and creative



You Also Have:



- Must have 3-5 years of experience in merchandise buying or planning, supporting both the creative and financial aspects of merchandising



- University or College degree in Fashion Merchandising, Business, or related field preferred

- Excellent financial acumen including a thorough understanding of financial metrics (including sales, gross profit etc.) to identify key buying and sales trends



As The Associate Buyer, Mens Sportswear, You Will:



- Build assortments targeted to the Hudson's Bay customer while meeting our omni strategy to deliver differentiation and exclusivity in the market

- Develop and execute seasonal buying strategies in partnership with the Buyer and Planning team to achieve target budgets, margins and sell through

- Understand competitive landscape and market trends to identify business opportunities

- Lead vendor negotiations within assigned businesses meeting all financial expectations 

- Present at monthly business reviews communicating financial results against P&L; expectations.

- Provide postseason learnings from Planning & Inventory analyses 

- Complete accurate forecasts evaluating financial components based on current trend, knowledge of future events and trends which will impact the business

- Ensure timely delivery of merchandise, initiate cancellations, or negotiate discounts on late deliveries

- Establish key partnerships with Merchandise Planning, Stores, Marketing, Ecommerce, In-Store Marketing and Vendors to influence and drive effective performance and omni growth





Your Life and Career at HBC:



- Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!

- Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate

- A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

- Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).

- An amazing employee discount

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/19918473/wzg-853-associate-buyer-mens-sportswear-toronto/?utm_source=html

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