Junior Retail Buyer - Warmond

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Active since 25-10-2018 Job category Sales - Retail
Location Warmond Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 40 Salary -

Are you a Junior Buyer with a passion for Retail? Then we are looking for you!

The job

As our Junior Buyer you develop the best product assortment for our outlets with the aim to get the right mix of products and categories to maximize turnover and margins.

This is done through a good understanding of assortment planning, visual merchandising, understanding of the sports lifestyle business, and by working closely together with O’Neill Merchandising team. Focus must be on creating and elevating the consumer experience by delivering on the expectations of consumers and achieve or beat profitability goals of O’Neill.

What you can do:

  • Develop a vision on the right assortment mix in our stores
  • Selection of the right product for the right store.
  • Give relevant input for the strategic plan of the Merchandising organization.
  • Establish seasonal merchandising plans and strategies that cover topics as; optimal product flow, RRP, color strategy and profitability per SKU.
  • Drive Channel Development by identifying opportunities.
  • Liaise with Merchandising, Store Staff, District Management Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Planning & Allocation teams.
  • Attend Merchandising meetings and deliver qualitative and quantitative feedback on collections.
  • Work with Marketing Team on promotions, windows and POS materials.
  • Manage and follow retail KPIs, ensuring sell through and margin targets.
  • Analyze market differences and implement conclusions in a business and assortment plan.
  • Analyze sell through results, both qualitative and quantitative.
Who you are:
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in Buying or Merchandising role;

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent;

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office, especially Excel and Merchandising systems;

  • Write and speak English fluently;

  • You have excellent communication skills and have a talent for working in a cross functional environment.

  • It is also important to be, flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.

  • You are a proactive and can execute upon plans.

  • Retail experience is a big plus.

What does O’Neill offer?

A challenging position in a dynamic and young environment. We have short communication lines, encourage new ideas and offer a creative place to work.

O’Neill, the original Californian surf, snow and lifestyle brand, was founded in 1952 and can be found all over the world. O’Neill Europe is responsible for the design of the European collection, sourcing of the collection in the Far East and sales throughout Europe, partly through wholly owned subsidiaries and partly through distributors. The company is headquartered in Warmond, the Netherlands.

Please send in your resume and motivation letter by using the apply button below.


Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Sales - Retail
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region Netherlands
Keywords Merchandiser, junior Buyer, Retail, Buying, retail

Contact information

Name Jose Merx