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Buyer Nike Factory Stores (12 months contract), Hilversum

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Client:

Nike

Location:

Hilversum, Netherlands 

Job Category:

Other
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EU work permit required:

Yes
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Job Views:

7

Posted:

08.07.2018

Expiry Date:

22.08.2018
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Job Description:

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game. For Nike merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Nike Merchandising team understands consumer needs and market capacity to create the right product mix for marketplaces around the world. They blend art with science to bring Nike’s category vision to life in all retail environments from stores to online. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next and deliver the right products, in the right places at the right time and price. **Description** We are looking for a talented Buyer for our Factory Store buying team. Product specialist who show passion, vision and an appetite for business, trends, sports & fashion. An awareness of their consumer and market place is essential, along with a drive to succeed. Independent and reasoned thought processes are as much key to this success, as teamwork. Mission: Define and lead the product strategy and vision for Nike Outlet Stores in Europe in order to drive optimal category assortment, collections and offerings. Responsibilities: ASSORTMENT & PRODUCT: Deliver a compelling assortment to the consumer that shops Nike Factory Stores. Set and execute price and promotional strategies in line with achieving business goals. Collecting consumer insights; market travel / store visits / desktop research. COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION & LEADERSHIP: Communicate and present category buying strategies, vision and business results to cross functional retail teams, field and category teams. Communicate frequently with Planning and Allocation to share business updates and partner on integration of planning, allocation and buying processes. Collaborate, partner and influence wholesale category and product engine teams to drive the overall retail product needs for the category including closeout liquidation strategy and re-buy strategy. Strategic planning and visioning for the category. ANALYSIS & DECISIONMAKING: Influence forecasts of sales and inventory. Develop strategies to meet category financial goals. Develop methods for analyzing performance and results of previous buying strategies and make tactical adjustments to leverage opportunities for increased profitability. MANAGE & COACH: Coach, train and develop Buying Coordinator(s), temps and interns. Mentor, train, educate, and coach other buyers and serve as a knowledge resource for other team members. **Qualifications** **Profile** + Degree educated with 5 years relevant experience in retail buying or wholesale merchandising for Footwear or Apparel; 2 years additional experience in lieu of a degree. + Passion for product, retail and the Nike brand. + Outlet or value retail experience is an advantage **Other skills requirements:** + Ability to solve complex problems + Strong computer and analytical skills; advanced Excel skills + Strong communication and presentation skills in English + Thorough understanding of the dynamics and economics of Buying + Strong commercial acumen - to achieve KPI’s + Results driven – Focus on ROI (temp. 12 months contract) **Qualifications** **Profile** + Degree educated with 5 years relevant experience in retail buying or wholesale merchandising for Footwear or Apparel; 2 years additional experience in lieu of a degree. + Passion for product, retail and the Nike brand. + Outlet or value retail experience is an advantage **Other skills requirements:** + Ability to solve complex problems + Strong computer and analytical skills; advanced Excel skills + Strong communication and presentation skills in English + Thorough understanding of the dynamics and economics of Buying + Strong commercial acumen - to achieve KPI’s + Results driven – Focus on ROI (temp. 12 months contract) NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world. NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. **Job ID:** SRC13062018BNFS **Location:** Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum **Job Category:** Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Retail, Merchandising & Product Management
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