INSPIRE | EXHILARATE | DELIGHT
For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.
Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.
Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.
To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up “The Greenhouse”, which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.
What you'll be doing
As the Purchase Coordinator, your role will be instrumental in ensuring efficient purchasing processes, effective stock management, and well-balanced inventory assortments. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to support merchandise strategies, monitor sales performance, and maintain optimal stock levels to meet customer demands. Your attention to detail and ability to manage tasks will contribute to the company's goal of delivering an exceptional shopping experience.
Inventory Planning and Assortment Management:
- Collaborate with Merchandise Managers to determine optimal stock levels and assortment mix based on sales trends, customer preferences, and market insights.
- Assist in creating purchase orders to replenish inventory while avoiding overstock and stockout situations.
- Regularly review stock levels and adjust purchase orders as necessary to maintain balanced inventory assortments.
Sales Analysis and Reporting:
- Analyze sales data to identify high-performing products and slow-moving items.
- Generate regular sales reports, sell-through analysis, and inventory movement reports for management review.
- Coordinate purchase orders, liaising with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.
- Verify order quantities, pricing, and product details in line with established guidelines.
- Supplier and Vendor Management:
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, vendors, and partners.
- Communicate effectively to resolve any discrepancies or issues related to orders, deliveries, or product quality.
- Assist in the development and execution of strategies to optimize stock levels, reduce excess inventory, and maximize sell-through rates.
- Support markdown planning and promotions to optimize inventory turnover.
- Collaboration and Communication:
- Work closely with Merchandise Managers, Sales, and Operations teams to align purchasing efforts with company goals and initiatives.
- Communicate effectively to ensure clear expectations and timely execution of purchase orders.
- Identify opportunities for process enhancements and efficiencies within the purchasing and inventory management functions.
- Participate in discussions and initiatives aimed at improving overall merchandise operations.
What you’ll need to succeed
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Merchandising, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
- X+ years of experience in purchasing, inventory management, or merchandising within the fashion or retail industry.
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, for data analysis and reporting.
- A keen sense of fashion trends and customer preferences.
- Adaptability to a fast-paced and evolving work environment.
- If you have a passion for fashion, a meticulous eye for detail, and the ability to contribute to effective purchasing and inventory management processes, we encourage you to apply for the role of Purchase Coordinator. Your contributions will be instrumental in ensuring a seamless supply chain and maintaining optimal inventory assortments that align with our customers' preferences and the company's objectives.
What we can offer you
With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.
We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.
We Invite All Applicants to Apply
It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.
We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.