Azerbaijan SuperMarket

Import manager (İdxal meneceri)

By agreement
Full-time
Baku, Azerbaijan
01.05.24 - 31.05.24

Working conditions

  • Conducting market research, analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions;
  • Analyzing past sales data to anticipate trends in consumer buying pattern;
  • Collaborating with trading team to clarify purchase requisitions, identify departmental needs, and refine specifications for future purchase orders;
  • Sourcing and selecting new products through catalogs and by attending national and international trade fairs and events;
  • Investigating and cultivating new sources for supplies and products;
  • Building relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing, terms and conditions;
  • Evaluating offers in accordance with company’s import strategy;
  • Carrying out complete contract and documentation cycle;
  • Processing purchasing transactions according to state and company policies and procedures;
  • Solving problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner;
  • Updating import inventory at DC and stores to ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels;
  • Assisting visual merchandisers in planning import products layouts in stores to promote key lines;
  • Working with advertising department in order to promote imported products;
  • Monitoring market changes, competitor prices and products;
  • Assessment of new marketing and sales opportunities, presentation of those estimations to the respective management;
  • Preparing daily, weekly, monthly, yearly reports and analytics;
  • Working out and implementing category-based import share increase strategy.

Requirements

  • Degree in Marketing, (International) Business, Finance or any other related field is an advantage;
  • 3 years of experience in trade, commerce, procurement, import fields;
  • At best, practical experience in a similar position;
  • Good understanding of sales and marketing strategies;
  • Well-developed communicational skills and a customer orientation;
  • Ability to easily comprehend and organize shipment processes;
  • Good command of English and Russian languages.


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