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Raphael Bogucki

31 years • Gdynia

Summary

An experienced and qualified Buyer with almost five years of experience in the Purchasing Department in Retail. Independent and responsible individual who is focused on achieving business objectives and with the ability to set priorities. A person who has passion for fashion, who developed his organizational skills, and communication skills in a multicultural environment.

Skills

Effective PlanningNegotiationsanalysisEffective Communication

Experience

Buyer

04-2016 - 07-2017 Procurement- Finding new products and brands for Germany, - Market research, - Negotiations with existing suppliers, - Providing help to implement our brand on new markets, - Contacting with new and existing suppliers, - Setting up a buying strategy and product range, - Creating various analysis in Oracle Business Intelligence, - Gathering information concerning competitors (prices, brands), Achievements: I suggested a solution to products with no German labels to import them to Germany – it has been accepted by Director of Department. I suggested to remove products which occurred to have low margin but were ranged in our previous catalogues.

Buyer

04-2013 - 04-2016 Social and cultural activities- Negotiating terms of contracts, - Assortment planning, - Analysis of the best and worst sellers, - Cost optimisation - Finding new products and new suppliers, - Stock responsibility and verification of the suppliers, - Product development, - Attending factories visits, Achievements: I found a service which specialise in printing on natural textiles. I found sewing companies in Poland which produce clothes for Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith, Burberry, B arbour. Moreover, I have found sewing companies in Turkey which produce clothes for Adidas, Nike, Zara and H&M. I improved quality and cut costs by almost 25%.

Buyer Assistant

12-2012 - 03-2013 Procurement- Updating databases, - Stock responsibility and verification of the supplies, - Assisting Buyer with daily tasks, - Responsibility for effective communication with suppliers, - Developing assortment.

Sales representative

10-2011 - 11-2012 Sales-Acquiring new customers, - Capturing and maintaining relevant sales and customer data, - Building and developing professional long-term customer relationships,

Intern

08-2011 - 08-2011 Procurement- Project cost estimation , - Responsibility for data base, - Initial negotiations with potential suppliers, - Benchmarking companies from Oil & Gas sector

Education & training

Queen Margaret University

2007 - 2011 Edinburgh, City of EdinburghProject / Product management, Sales, HR / Training, Procurement, Corporate governance, Logistics, Accounting / Management control, Consulting, Teaching

Languages spoken

  • English

    Professional

  • Polish

    Native language