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Buyer

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Toronto
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree, 3-5 years in buying luxury men’s brands, experience in multiple categories, budgeting skills, critical decision making, organization, customer service, negotiation, and strong relationships skills. Knowledge of Excel and Outlook is essential. Retail experience is a plus.
  • You will plan, select, negotiate, and manage merchandise, analyze sales data, maintain vendor relationships, and travel as needed in this fast-paced Buyer role at Harry Rosen.

Requirements

  • University Degree in a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ Buying experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Men’s Luxury Brands in a high-volume multi-brand retailer
  • Demonstrated experience with a variety of categories including Clothing, Footwear and lifestyle
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of brands
  • Strong budgeting and financial planning skills
  • Strong critical decision making and negotiation skills
  • An exceptional orientation to detail
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong sense of urgency with the proven ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional computer skills, specifically Excel and Outlook
  • Retail experience, an asset

Responsibilities

  • Establishing the seasonal merchandise plan for your commodity
  • Developing, presenting, and executing seasonal merchandise plans
  • Selecting merchandise which supports the Harry Rosen merchandising philosophy and direction, and which is tailored based on the individual store profile and the unique needs of that store
  • Negotiating merchandise agreements with vendors and maintaining successful vendor relationships
  • Managing inventory to ensure that gross margin return on paid inventory is maximized – maintain basic stock, maintain and monitor current OTB, schedule deliveries, rebalance merchandise, and recall goods
  • Analyze all aspects of the business - sales, sell through, GM, turn, store level results
  • Maintaining open communications with Store and Central Office Management
  • Source and evaluate vendors for private label development
  • Prepare sell thru report to bring/send to vendor appointment
  • Source product for outlet locations and mainline margin OP buys as needed
  • Market research and retail landscape awareness including positive/negative business trends to manage risk
  • Review and adjust basic inventory assortment
  • Support Trunk Show/In Store Event
  • Regular Store Visits with set agenda
  • Travel as required, US & International

FAQs

What is the location of the job?

The job is located at Harry Rosen Inc. Central Office, 77 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario.

What are the responsibilities of a Buyer in this role?

The responsibilities include establishing seasonal merchandise plans, selecting merchandise, negotiating with vendors, managing inventory, analyzing business aspects, maintaining vendor relationships, and more.

What qualifications are required for this Buyer position?

The qualifications include a University Degree in a related discipline, 3-5 years of Buying experience, experience with Men’s Luxury Brands, strong budgeting and financial planning skills, exceptional attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.

What are the perks of the job?

The perks include working in a modern, digitally advanced workplace, having a coach to support personal career goals, being part of a diverse and inclusive culture, and opportunities for internal growth and promotion.

A proudly Canadian retailer of luxury menswear since 1954.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1954
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

As the leading luxury menswear retailer in Canada, you can count on Harry Rosen to keep you looking and feeling sharp. In business for over 65 years, we are proud to be recognized as one of the 100 Best Managed Companies in Canada. Our team is driven to inspire and grow, readily embracing change and technology. With a flexible growth model, we are dedicated to supporting our clients’ needs—whether it be in store, online, or through various curation services. Harry Rosen’s professional work environment is designed to support and invest in the success of our associates, as many become the creative leaders of tomorrow. We focus on building long-term relationships with our staff, our customers, and our partners. The reason why our associates choose to build long-term careers with our company? Simply put, because we care. It's in our DNA to recognize, promote, and reward exceptional work ethic and talent.