Assistant Buyer, Women's

Regione: Hong Kong

Stato/Provincia: Hong Kong Island

Città: Hong Kong

Unità Affari: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Tipo di tempo: Full-time

Descrizione e requisiti

Who we are 
lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.


About this team
Reporting to the Buyer, Regional Merchandising, the Assistant Buyer will be accountable for item creation, purchase order maintenance, on-order tracking and management, accurate data entry and maintenance in various systems in relation to regional merchandise management. This person will support the regional buying team to deliver “right product, right stores, right time” and offers a great opportunity for the candidate to grow within the merchandising function.


A day in the life: 
  • support the regional buying team to execute the seasonal buying strategies that achieve sales, gross margin and inventory productivity goals through all channels (stores, ecommerce, strategic sales, & showrooms).
  • execute purchase order management, price management, item creation, on-order reporting and product flow reporting
  • assist the regional buying team in managing the regional line plan; including flow, weekly stories, cancellations and shifts in the business. 
  • proactively collaborate with cross-functional partners; including planning, allocations, production, catalogue, digital, visual merchandising and logistics, to gather key information that support merchandising decisions
  • support role to the buying team; including ad-hoc reporting, market research and other miscellaneous projects as needed


Qualifications:
  • bachelor’s degree (Business, commerce or fashion merchandising preferred)  
  • merchandise management/buying experience in retail business highly desirable
  • ability to type 80 – 100 wpm with advanced accuracy skills 
  • strong analytical skills, including the ability to interpret multiple data points across numerous channels and market segments
  • excellent sense of style and color trends; athletically minded
  • excellent communication skills - interpersonal, written and verbal 
  • entrepreneurship – a willingness to learn and make decisions and take calculated risks
  • focus on creating an extraordinary guest experience, organizational and time management skills
  • strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal –oriented)
  • willingness to work on the retail floor

 

Must haves:
  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results. 
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same. 
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously. 
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