Lagardère Travel Retail

Assistant Buyer (2 Openings)

Lagardère Travel Retail| Date Posted: 11-Apr-2019
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
Job Category:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

Position Objective:

To support the Merchandising Director for Singapore & Malaysia operations by assisting them in the inventory replenishment, analyzing and generating of reports.

We have the following openings : 

  1. Assistant Buyer (Gifts / Souvenirs / Specialties)
  2. Assistant Buyer (Confectionery /Local Confectionery)

Key Activities:

Prepare monthly statistical analysis for Business

  • Assist in the day to day buying activities to support operations to achieve business objectives.
  • Review Meetings
  • Weekly replenishment of inventory
  • Liaison with suppliers and operations teams
  • Liaison with Marketing team on promotions
  • Assist with Product Development and follow ups with suppliers and vendors
  • File agreements, notes, promotions schedules and correspondence in central category filing location.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date folders for all relevant correspondence with suppliers
  • Support Merchandising team in administrative responsibilities



Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Diploma or Degree in relevant discipline
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in Merchandising and buying from Multi Categories / FMCG / Confectionery and Mass Retail background
  • Computer literate with excellent MS Excel skills(Knowledge of pivot table and vlookup is a MUST)
  • Good knowledge of SAP and BW
  • Good analytical skills
  • Meticulous and numerical
  • Dynamic, efficient and motivated
  • Autonomous and pro active
  • Team player
Company Overview
Lagardère Travel Retail