Refrigerated Truck Driver - UAE          

Job Information

Job Name
Merchandise Manager
Department
MARKET
Devision
Commercial Division
job code
UAE11
job Status
Future
Branch Name
All Branches

Responsibility

Responsible for the availability of goods in the store as per merchandise strategy and store business plan. Selecting local vendors and suppliers and supporting contract negotiations. Ensuring the inventory level is kept at the most cost efficient level by implementing and monitoring the purchase strategy.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Merchandising, Business, Economics or equivalent
Very good negotiation skills
Knowledge of local laws, regulations and rules
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices an advantage
Good analytical skills of financial date preferred
English (Full professional proficiency - Required)
3 to 5 years professional experience
Minimum 3 years in FMCG or Retail Sales in Purchasing or Merchandising
For UAE National only

Job Details

• Represent Majid Al Futtaim Retail in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers in line with strategy and internal guidelines
• Direct and coordinate activities of team members engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies
• Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures and monitor adherence
• Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials
• Analyse market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability, raise possible opportunities and threats and recommend areas of improvement
• Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales and propose them for contract negotiations
• Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers by ensuring full customer satisfaction
• Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment
• Maintain records of goods ordered and received
• Build sustainable relationship with suppliers and vendors in order to ensure best quality deliveries under competitive agreement terms
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