Head Of Buying

5 days left

Location
North West England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
02 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Sep 2016
Ref
13755985/001
Contact
Lauren Booth
Function
Buyer
Sector
Sportswear
Job Type
Permanent

Our Client is a Multichannel Fashion retailer based in the North West, looking to appoint a Head of Buying/ Buying Manager to head up their Sports and Outdoor product categories.

Client Details

International Fashion Retailer.

Description

For the position of Head of Buying/Buying Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing strategic growth plans
  • Working with the Board to identify missed opportunities and react accordingly
  • Lead the Buying team to drive sales and profit
  • Support trading team in securing favourable trading terms with brands
  • Ensure key stakeholder engagement, both internally and externally

Profile

The ideal candidate for the position of Head of Buying/Buying Manager will posses the following:

  • Minimum 3 years experience operating at a similar level for an established multichannel high-street retailer
  • An inspirational leader, with the ability to develop individuals and challenge appropriately
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to influence and negotiate in an exemplary manner
  • Thrives from working in a fast paced, real trading environment
  • Naturally entrepreneurial in ways of working but can work well in a structured environment
  • Passionate, positive and results focused

Job Offer

Competitive dependant on experience.