Assistant Buyer - Menswear

1 day left

Location
London
Salary
£29000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted
02 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Sep 2016
Ref
13753950
Contact
Connor Ashford
Function
Buyer
Sector
Menswear
Job Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity for an established Buying Assistant with experience in either menswear or kidswear to step up to an Assistant Buyer role with an international fashion retailer that's invested in it's people and want to ensure promotions from within.

Client Details

  • A leading high-street retailer with enormous presence internationally is looking to continue its growth with additional headcount into their buying team.
  • This is a business that looks to promote individuals as soon as they're ready rather than needing to wait for a vacancy to come up.

Description

  • Working closely with the Buyer/Senior Buyer to develop product, range build, sign off and be involved in strategy development.
  • Work with the Designers and Suppliers to develop samples and build a commercial range.
  • Be involved in fit sessions
  • Preparing and presenting weekly department sales information and samples for trade meetings
  • Managing the supplier relationships - negotiating with suppliers and reviewing supplier performance
  • Involvement in managing relationships internally across various divisions including web, digital, international

Profile

  • Experience of working within a fast paced fashion retailer
  • Either operating at a Senior Buying Assistant level or already at an Assistant Buyer level
  • A background in either menswear or kidswear
  • Some experience in managing or at least mentoring others
  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • An ability to perform well under pressure
  • A self-starter who is able to work without direction when necessary
  • An excellent communicator
  • A passion for trend and product
  • Ambitious and keen to progress

Job Offer

Competitive salary and quick career progression