Buyer - Childrenswear

Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum + salary is agency guideline only
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
KS898565b12
Contact
Karina Shaw
Function
Buyer
Sector
Childrenswear
Job Type
Permanent
BUYER - BIRMINGHAM - SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

YOU WILL:
*Work closely with Design teams in house and with customers on market research
*Design pack to Cost - looking at feasibility and margin
*Sample Execution - assessing hit rate
*Sign off downloads from customer
*Producing styling confirmations for factory
*Overseeing submissions and approvals

YOU WILL HAVE/BE:
*An eye for details and cost
*Head office retail buying experience
*A commercial understanding of fashion garments, ideally within childrens/babywear
*Willing to travel to the Far East on development trips for up to 2 weeks at a time
*Strong written and verbal communication skills

PACKAGE:
*Commensurate with experience

A successful supplier of childrenswear is looking for a talented Buyer with product development experience to develop the product portfolio with existing and new customers. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with buying and childrenswear experience who has a commercial understanding of customer requirements and factory capabilities.

If you would like to know more information on the role please send your CV to karina.s@fashionpersonnel.co.uk