Womenswear Buyer

Kennington, London
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Job Type

Womenswear Buyer

Joy currently has an exciting opportunity for a Womenswear Buyer. We are looking for an individual who has the personality to match our brand. We want fashion forward, vivacious candidates who possess a can-do attitude to join our close-knit team.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Oversee range development, ensuring the product reflects the brand strategy and the season it logically and commercially thought through.
  • Oversee department review processes to maximize opportunities and minimize risks
  • Working closely with Merchandising to deliver a profitable department
  • Developing a high performing team
  • Manage team to negotiate cost prices with suppliers ensuring high intake margins are achieved
  • Build effective relationships with the supply base; develop and manage the business wise sourcing strategy
  • Introduce process to monitor and improve quality
  • Optimize branch stock efficiency
  • Working closely with Design teams to produce new collections every month
  • Attend fit sessions to achieve correct fit and style

Skills needed:

  • A passion for fashion, capable of spotting up and coming trends
  • Experience with multi product clothing, especially dresses
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • A team player with experience of managing a team
  • PC literate, with good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good numerical skills

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