A fantastic opportunity to work for a ladieswear buyer at with an iconic business.
This business are passionate about providing an an outstanding product to their customers
The client is rich in heritage with retail stores and concessions across the UK
Duties and Responsibilities:
Full accountability for managing OTB Budget, implementing strategies to drive the best return for OTB.
Analysing sales, reporting back to the business on sales performance on a weekly basis, and proposing actions in order to achieve agreed targets and manage markdowns in order to maximize margin and optimize sell through.
Negotiating the best possible terms with suppliers i.e. margin, trade discounts, markdown support.
Working collaboratively with the Merchandising department to plan and forecast sales on seasonal basis.
Maintaining strong working relationships with all suppliers to ensure a co-operative approach is maintained at all times.
Conduct all Buy's in conjunction with the Buying Manager, attending all markets as per the business needs.
Maintain strong awareness of market trends and competitor activity in order to ensure uniqueness and newness on approach to Buying.
Working closely with the retail stores in order to maintain customer contact and gain insight into customer feedback and buying behaviour.
Previous experience in a Buyer role within the fashion industry
Results-driven with ability to provide demonstrated examples of implement buying strategy to achieve sales growth.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to think outside the box and bring ideas to the table
Strong organisation and time management skills with the ability to plan, and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines, and work under pressure.
Natural relationship building skills in order to work effectively with suppliers, and manage relationships with all internal stakeholders.
Good eye for product demonstrating excellent commercial awareness in the luxury market.
Flexible in nature and willingness to go the extra mile to deliver the goals of the department.
Eagerness to learn and develop a career
Competitive salary with additional benefits