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Job Title Junior Buyer - Ladieswear
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q94227
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised over 3 years ago

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen with one of the UKs most successful retailers for a Junior Buyer on Ladieswear. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Assistant Buyer looking for the next step in their career or an existing Junior Buyer looking for a new challenge. As Junior you will work closely with the Buyer to source and develop a commercial and exciting range. You will have had responsibility for range-planning your own area, as well as thorough knowledge of product development processes and full responsibility for approving samples and lab dips. As this role is based within the fashion team, you must have ladieswear clothing experience ideally from a key UK fashion retailer. As Junior Buyer, your responsibilities will include: · Assisting the buyer in sourcing and developing ranges and taking responsibility for planning, sourcing and executing your own range. · Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers as well as sourcing new ones. · Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends. · Working closely with the Design, Development and Merchandising teams in order to correctly identify the customers needs and deliver a successful product range accordingly. · Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity. · Conducting regular comp shops in order to stay on top of your competitors, ensuring the brand is always one step ahead. · Managing and leading junior members of the team. To be successful, you will: · Be passionate about product and have high attention to detail. · Be an established Assistant Buyer or Junior with another successful retailer. You must have ladieswear own-label experience and have experience of planning and developing your own range autonmously. · Have current trend awareness and strong creativity. · Have excellent communication skills. · Have excellent commercial awareness and knowledge of trends. · Be educated to degree level or equivalent. · Be highly knowledgeable across the retail sector and therefore confident making commercial business decisions. Able to present at trade meetings and play a key role in ladieswear trading team. This is a great position for a Buying professional who thrives in a fast moving dynamic environment within a successful retail business. This is a rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Ref: Q94227 | Published: over 3 years ago


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