Search Resume Examples

Fashion Accents - Administrator Resume Example

Charlotte Murphy
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic  administrator and buyer with a solid history of achievement. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include,
negotiation, good communication with lower or high levels of associates, responsible and always looking for a solution in the
middle of a problem.


  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Instructing
  • Foreign Language
  • Administration and Management
  • Customer and Personal Service
Administrator Mar 1995Jun 2014 Fashion Accents, S.A de C.V Mexico City, DF Costume jewelry manufacturer/distributor service organization.In charge of administration of  fast paced highly successful manufacturing plant/ service organization of more than 300 people. Handled personal, legal, accounting, permits, procedures,  and efficiency. Serviced several majopr catalog companies and retail store chains.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.
  • Appoint department heads or managers and assign or delegate responsibilities to them.
  • Direct human resources activities, including the approval of human resource plans or activities, the selection of directors or other high-level staff, or establishment or organization of major departments.
  • Establish departmental responsibilities and coordinate functions among departments and sites.
  • Coordinate the development or implementation of budgetary control systems, recordkeeping systems, or other administrative control processes.
  • Direct non-merchandising departments, such as advertising, purchasing, credit, or accounting.
  • Conduct or direct investigations or hearings to resolve complaints or violations of laws or testify at such hearings.
  • Represent organizations or promote their objectives at official functions or delegate representatives to do so.
Retail Buyer Feb 1993Feb 1995 Sanborn Hermanos Mexico City, DF 113 store chain Sanborns Bros.Head buyer for 2 years. In charge of fine/costume jewelry and accessories Manged aprox 100 vendors..
  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Implement corrective action plans to solve organizational or departmental problems.
  • Organize or approve promotional campaigns.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Use computers to organize and locate inventory, and operate spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Negotiate prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements for merchandise.
  • Confer with sales and purchasing personnel to obtain information about customer needs and preferences.
  • Monitor and analyze sales records, trends, or economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns and determine what the company will sell and how much inventory is needed.
  • Authorize payment of invoices or return of merchandise.
  • Interview and work closely with vendors to obtain and develop desired products.
  • Consult with store or merchandise managers about budgets or goods to be purchased.
  • Provide clerks with information to print on price tags, such as price, mark-ups or mark-downs, manufacturer number, season code, or style number.
  • Conduct staff meetings with sales personnel to introduce new merchandise.
  • Monitor competitors' sales activities by following their advertisements in newspapers or other media.
Head Buyer Dec 1988Jun 1992 Suburbia mexico city, DF Now a divsion of Walmart, Suburbia had aprox 55 store.Head buyer for Jewelry, and accesories (hair, belts and had bags). Mangaged all 55 stores in buying organizing"jewelry dept. and sales numbers and rotations.
  • Inventory stock and reorder when inventory drops to a specified level.
  • Estimate consumer demand and determine the types and amounts of goods to be sold.
  • Formulate pricing policies for merchandise, according to profitability requirements.
  • Estimate consumer demand and determine the types and amounts of goods to be sold.
  • Review inventory and sales records to prepare reports for management and budget departments.
  • Confer with company officials to develop methods and procedures to increase sales, expand markets, and promote business.
Purchasing Managers Jun 1986Nov 1988 El Palalcio de Hierro Mexico City, DF Two years head buyer for one of Mexico most prestigious department stores: Purchased juniors and ladies coats and plus sized maternity wear.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
Associate of Arts : Fashion Designer Jun 1985 Centro Espanol de Nuevas Profesiones Madrid, Sp
Spanish, English
Love this resume?

Resume Details

This is a real resume for a Administrator in The Woodlands, Texas with experience working for such companies as Fashion Accents, Sa De Cv, Sanborn Hermanos. This is one of the hundreds of Administrator resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Administrator resume.

Previous Companies:

  • Fashion Accents
  • SA de CV
  • Sanborn Hermanos

Previous Job Positions:

  • Administrator
  • Retail Buyer
  • Head Buyer
  • Purchasing Managers


  • Centro Espanol de Nuevas Profesiones

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts

The Easiest Way to Create a Professional Resume.

Create a job-winning resume in minutes.

create your resume

Similar Resumes

View More

Zoning Administrator...

Huntington, Utah

Companies Worked For:

Huntington City, Goldenstar Auto Services LLC, 1 A...

Human Resources Admi...

Chatsworth, Georgia

Companies Worked For:

Mattex USA, Xpress Global Systems, Shaw Industries...

Wholesale and Retail...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Companies Worked For:

The T Spot Boutique, Strawbridge and Clother, Lane...

Wholesale and Retail...


Companies Worked For:

Yossef Roasting, Sea Market, Popshop, Aqua Sport,...

Director of Retail H...

Los Angeles, California

Companies Worked For:

Malibu Wines, Burro, Garrett Leight California Opt...


Los Angeles, California

Companies Worked For:

Suesettes Family Child Care, Nick Alexander Import...

Purchasing Manager

Hannibal, Missouri

Companies Worked For:

Chester Bross Construction Company, Quincy Univers...

Purchasing Manager

San Jose, California

Companies Worked For:

South Bay Solutions, South Bay Solutions Inc

Get Started on Your Job-winning Resume Today!

Get all the help you need to create a professional resume in minutes. Includes thousands of pre-written examples for hundreds of jobs.

create your resume
Get Started on Your Job-winning Resume Today!