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Buyer at Vestiaire Collective
Paris, FR

We are growing faster than ever! We are influencing more than ever! With an innovative and disruptive e-commerce product, we believe that the time has come to change the way we buy and sell luxury products.

About the role:

As Buyer for Vestiaire Collective, your two main missions will be to:

  • Support Retail projects and Events for the sourcing of products based on guidelines defined by the project leaders,
  • Monitor and improve sell through rate and margin of products that are owned by Vestiaire Collective.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop merchandise strategy with appropriate internal stakeholders
  • Understand nuances of the Global business and execute appropriate initiatives for different projects (Retail stores projects, Direct Buying business unit)
  • Complete top-level opportunistic buys to ensure optimal productivity by item, and react to trends in-season
  • Complete vendor selection, develop strong vendor relationships, monitor industry trends, evaluate competition, and attend major markets
  • Partner with Category Managers to develop priority buy list and support Direct Buying as a supply department
  • Negotiate and partner with suppliers to maintain gross margin profitability
  • Monitor inventory Sell-Through Rate and margins
  • Develop and execute aged inventory liquidation strategies
  • Facilitate processing of purchased products & coordinate with operation team appropriately

Who you are:

  • 4-6 years of buying experience is a must
  • Comfortable working for a fashion-tech company with a fast-paced culture
  • Self-motivated and proactive in expanding new sourcing channels
  • Strong ability to work independently as well as with a team while setting processes for new business initiatives
  • Confident, well thought out decision-making skills
  • Friendly, team player and can-do attitude
  • Forward thinking and long-term goal focused
  • Nimble in moderating complex situations and finding smart resolutions
  • Passion for fashion and attention to details

Next step:

If you are ready to join our fast paced company, apply below!

Our team will review your application within the following 4 weeks. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, we will invite you for a first phone call.

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