116168

Buying Director at REWE GROUP, Bucharest, Romania

  • România
  • România
  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Ultima actualizare: 25.10.2014
  • Numar referinta: 116168

Aptitudini

Permis de conducere
  • B

Limbi straine

Engleza
Avansat
Franceza
Mediu
Italiana
Mediu
Germana
Incepator
Rusa
Incepator
Romana
Nativ
80%
  • Last update: 25.10.2014
  • Reference number: 116168

Experience

  • November 2010 - Present

    Buying Director, REWE GROUP, Bucharest, Romania

    • «Alt oraș», Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Sales: Sales

    Manage all facets of division strategic purchasing, supervising a professional team of 8 buyers (6 food, 2 non-food), 7 assistants and 1 space manager. Perform daily/weekly review of performance results (turnover, profit, inventory value/rotation, contract compliance, invoicing, etc.) and monthly evaluation of individual buyer KPIs and personal development; furnish yearly assessment and potential appraisal for each staff member. Procure merchandise through buying trips to Germany and the Netherlands, as well as through internal e-buying platforms. Negotiate contracts with major suppliers, such as Coca-Cola, Proctor & Gamble and Philips. Conduct strategic analysis, planning and forecasting; formulate annual budgets for division KPIs and expenses. Develop comprehensive tactical marketing and communication plans. Choose merchandise for inclusion in promotional leaflets. Define yearly assortment strategies, category roles (seasonal, convenience, destination and routine) and competition monitoring procedures. Continuously identify and implement an array of process & strategy improvements to reduce costs, enhance productivity and boost profits

  • November 2007 - October 2010

    International Project Manager: Procurement & Category Management, Dusseldorf, METRO GROUP

    • «Alt oraș», Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Sales: Sales

    Managed a major project to align the merchandise structures in all the Real countries (Germany, Poland, Turkey, Russia Ukraine and Romania) into 1 cohesive and unique operation. Oversaw a team of 1 food coordinator, 1 non-food coordinator, 2 assistants and 1 commercial manager. Travelled to a different country each week to coordinate the operations, liaising with approximately 10 buyers per country. Worked in close consultation with the project team to review and approve any plans involving layout and promotional/seasonal calendars to ensure strict conformance with the overall strategy. 
    

  • November 2006 - October 2007

    Division Manager Purchasing: Real Stores, Hypermarket Russia, Moscow, METRO GROUP, Moscow

    • «Alt oraș», Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Sales: Sales

    Directed the non-food buying team, consisting of 10 buyers and 10 assistants, for 16 Hypermarket stores. Negotiated and tracked contracts with major suppliers (Lego, Head, etc.), monitored division performance and hired, trained, mentored and evaluated staff. Reviewed and selected promotional articles for publication in the bi-weekly flyer. Conducted international buying trips to Europe and the Far East; procured products through internal e-buying platforms such as GNX auctions. Formulated forecasts and annual budgets on both department and category levels. Established assortment strategies, category roles and competition monitoring rules for the upcoming year. Updated procedures, prices and processes to improve productivity and profits.

  • January 2006 - October 2006

    Head of Corporate Procurement Coordination: Textiles, Sport & Clothing, Metro Cash & Carry International, Düsseldorf, Germany, METRO GROUP, Dusseldorf

    • «Alt oraș», Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Sales: Sales

    Collaborated with an executive team comprised of the CEO, COO, CFO, CPO, CHRO and their assistants, in coordination of purchasing strategies in 26 countries, supervising 2 assistants. Travelled to each country to identify and pursue opportunities to leverage bulk purchasing economies of scale to broker discounts, bonuses etc. from various sources. Negotiated in each country to establish the level of common buying to use as the yearly target. Contributed to negotiations with major global suppliers, such as Adidas and Puma. 

  • September 1999 - December 2005

    ADDITIONAL METRO GROUP POSITIONS, 1999 to 2005 (details upon request), METRO GROUP

    • «Alt oraș», Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Sales: Sales

    Apparel Group Buyer: CEE;  Lead Buyer East Europe: Men’s Clothing; Buyer: Men’s Clothing for Serbia & Moldova (2004 to 2005)
    
    Buyer: Ladies’ and Men’s Confections (2001 to 2005)
    
    Junior Buyer: Sport Department (2000)
    
    Buyer Assistant: Sport, Toys & Seasonal (1999 to 2000)
    

Education

  • 1993 - 1998

    Master's degree, ASE - Bucharest

    • București, Romania

Skills

Driving license
  • B

Foreign languages

English
Advanced
French
Intermediate
Italian
Intermediate
German
Beginner
Russian
Beginner
Romanian
Native