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Job Title Senior Buyer - Jersey
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40 - £45K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q88825
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised almost 5 years ago

Job Description

With over 100 stores across the UK and many more on the way, a successful fashion retailer with plans to grow its market presence even further over the next 5 years is currently looking to recruit an experienced Womenswear Buyer to work within its Jersey product team. Reporting directly to the Head of Buying, the Senior Buyer will be responsible for the planning, sourcing and buying of product at category level, ensuring that the selected range meets the needs of the customer, optimising sales and profitability. The Senior Buyer will also be responsible for: * Keeping up to date with key competitors by completing the necessary competitor shops, as well as studying the market to ensure that you are always aware of future trends and emerging fashions * Successfully sourcing product, developing and maintaining strong supplier relationships throughout * Ensuring that the ranges are selected within the given time frames as stated within the brands promotional calender * Negotiating with key suppliers to ensure that the best deals are secured without compromising on quality * Running your category within the set financial guidelines * Maintaining the critical path and managing your more junior team members through this process * Training and developing junior colleagues, reviewing their progression on a continual basis The ideal candidate will have: * Experience working at Buyer level or above, within a fast-paced Fashion environment, preferably within Jersey * A raw enthusiasm for the fashion sector, keeping up to date with the latest trends and retail news * A strong understanding of all head office functions, more specifically the relationship between the buying and merchandising teams * An ambitious personality, determination and the ability to motivate others In return for your hard work and dedication, the Senior Buyer will receive a competitive salary and package, along with the opportunity to progress to a more senior level within the business. If you are a dynamic and trend-led Buyer who is looking for a new challenge, please do not hesitate to apply with an up to date CV.

Ref: Q88825 | Published: almost 5 years ago


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