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Job Title Buyer - Tailoring & Outerwear
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £35 - £45K Per Annum + Package
Start Date ASAP
Duration
Our Reference Q88826
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection - PLH.51320.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Advertised over 4 years ago

Job Description

This Womenswear fashion retailer currently seeks an experienced Tailoring and Outerwear Buyer to join its head office team in London. You will join the business during a period of significant growth, as it looks to improve its market presence. Currently the retailer has around 150 stores across the UK and aims to open substantially more over the next few years. Reporting directly to the Head of Buying, you will be responsible for the planning, sourcing and buying of products at category level and will ensure that the selected range meets the needs of the customer. As Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Keeping up to date with competitors through comp shops and studying the market to ensure awareness of future trends and emerging fashions * Successfully sourcing products and developing and maintaining strong supplier relationships throughout * Ensuring that ranges are selected within the given time frames as stated within the brand's 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 Junior and Assistant Buyers through this process * Training and development of Junior and Assistant Buyers; reviewing their progression on a continual basis To be successful, you should have: * Experience working at Buyer level or above, within Tailoring or Outerwear for a Womenswear fashion brand * A raw enthusiasm for fashion and be up to date on the latest trends and retail news * A strong understanding of all head office functions; specifically the relationship between the Buying & Merchandising teams * An ambitious personality, determination and the ability to motivate others In return for your hard work and dedication as Buyer, you will receive a competitive salary and package, along with the opportunity to progress to a more senior level within the business. If you're a dynamic and trend led Buyer looking for a new challenge, this could be for you, so apply today!

Ref: Q88826 | Published: over 4 years ago

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