Specialist, Buying

Specialist, Buying (In-season trading)


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

Supporting Manager, Retail Merchandising in analyzing sales information, managing store inventory, inventory turn, and stock turn objectives. Ensure strong product sell-through rate at the point of retail.


Key Responsibilities


Ensure sufficient stock level in the stores.  Coordinate with Marketing and Visual Merchandising team on key product launches.  Provide product sell-through report with recommended action plan to improve the range offering in the stores.

  • Ensure that all products are properly launched/shipped, handled, and displayed in the stores according to company standards.
  • Create monthly product tracking reports according to regional direction, together with all other necessary reports.  Provide analysis with action plan for improvement.
  • Create weekly tracking sell thru for key campaigned articles and provide the action plan for improving sales.
  • Ensure that all stores are properly merchandised. All merchandising and displays are in good conditions and in accordance with company standards. 
  • Establish strong coordination between retail and other departments ie Warehouse, Marketing, Sales, Finance in all product related matters.
  • Manage inventory to ensure execution of action plans on fast- and slow-moving items.
  • Responsible for the inventory movement between the stores, factory outlet and the warehouse through replenishment and rebalancing.
  • Assisting visual merchandisers in planning store layouts to promote key lines.



  • Provide effective product support to Store Operation team.



  • Tracking of own KPIs


Requisite Education and Experience/Minimum Qualifications

  • University degree in Marketing or Economics
  • 4+ years experience in buying or Category Management preferably in apparel/fashion/footwear industry
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • The experience of working in an international environment would be an advantage

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Job Title:  Specialist, Buying

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Bangkok
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  10
Country/Region:  TH
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  497808
Date:  May 24, 2023