Senior Knitwear Buyer - Paris

£41650 - £58310 per annum
16 Mar 2012
13 Apr 2012
Freedom Recruitment Ltd
An exciting opportunity has come available for an experienced knitwear buyer to join a fast fashion retailer who strives to attract and develop the best talent in fashion. There products are tailored to a fashion conscious, trend aware yet self assured young customer, they are funky and bang on trend, and all ranges are designed in house.

As a senior buyer your responsibilities will be:

- Anticipate future market trends and incorporate them into the range
- Continually develop the product portfolio in order to maintain a competitive edge and satisfy customer needs
- Work closely with suppliers and understand their strengths and weaknesses and negotiating directly with them to achieve the margins required.
- Full responsibility for the budget - Regular analysis of the market trends, competitor analysis and of the sales performances

The successful candidate will absolutely live and breath fashion, they must be highly trend focused and be a real fashionista!!! They will have a minimum of 4yrs experience within fashion buying and must have had substantial exposure to buying knitwear products. Excellent communication skills and previous management experience are essential to this position.

French speaking skills are NOT essential however this position is based in central Paris and will offer generous packages and full support with relocation.

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