Specialist Retail Buying (6-month Maternity Cover)

Singapore | Singapore | Retail (Back Office)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Maximize profitability for franchise & wholesale doors through Brand-led-Retail (BLR) initiatives

Key Responsibilities:


  • Driving BLR initiatives in sell-in process with the Wholesales/Franchise Partners to ensure best possible store performance and ensure compliance with company standards are met

Pre season

  • Support Assistant Manager, Product Planning for OTB on BLR key doors
  • Implement and jointly work with Assistant Manager, Product Planning and key Wholesale/Franchise manager to drive development to ensure grading/option plan is in line with space management (SMT)

In season

  • Manage pre-order, allocation and stock replenishment; develop merchandising and stores plans to ensure that respective stores meet: all set merchandising and display standards, service and product knowledge standards, sales (sales per outlet, average transaction value, conversion rate), profits, stocks turn targets
  • To oversee the optimal flow of merchandise including fulfilment of product/marketing introduction deadlines/capacity planning for key BLR doors
  • To take action on the optimal flow of end of season stocks management (PLC)
  • In season period, to analyze and assess business gaps and opportunities based on campaign/category sell-through, SMT analysis and general market feedback from store visits

Post season

  • Review in season and post season buys with Assistant Manager Product Planning to improve on future quarterly buy
  • Work closely with franchisees/wholesales partner with BLR key doors to ensure action are taken to improve on all the gaps to optimize our business potential


  • Conduct store visits and follow-up calls on a regular basis and ensure the franchise stores comply with company guidelines and standards, provide consulting and propose improvements for the stores
  • Support Wholesale/Franchise key account manager to drive BLR initiatives into key selected doors
  • Analyse the differences of both mono and multi-brand business environment

Key Relationships:

  • Internal: Country Retail Team, Area Category Marketing, Finance, Brand Communication, GTM, Retail/Trade Marketing
  • External: Wholesales/Franchise partner

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Functional: Minimum 2 years in Retail Merchandizing / Buying
  • Industry: Preferably in apparel/ fashion/ footwear or FMCG Retail
  • Advance in Excel tools


  • Degree or Diploma holder

Language Skills:

  • English: Advanced
  • Local Language: Fluent
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The Facts

Jobtitle Specialist Retail Buying (6-month Maternity Cover)
Team Retail (Back Office)
Brand adidas
City Singapore
Location Singapore
Number 205736
Position Type Limited Duration
Date Nov-22, 2019
Relocation no

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