Junior Buyer / Buyer

c£22,000-£30,000 plus depending on experience
25 Jul 2018
22 Aug 2018
Job Type

We have a great opportunity for a Junior Buyer / Buyer to join the expanding fashion clothing department of this successful and growing business. We are keen to hear from experienced Assistant Buyers, Junior Buyers or Buyers looking to take the next step in their career.

You will have buying experience in clothing or accessories and working in a fast paced, trend led environment. We are looking to hear from candidates with a creative eye who are keen to progress their career.

The chosen candidate will report to the Head of Buying for the Menswear or Ladieswear department in the effective implementation of the Departmental strategy by delivering a product offer that exceeds customers' expectations and achieves sales and profit targets through the development and sourcing of a commercial range.

This company want an individual capable of developing ranges, that can work closely with suppliers based in the UK, China, India and Turkey, that have excellent negotiation skills and are capable of briefing and working with the in-house design team and that are also ready for the next step in their career.

Desired Skills & Experience -

Strong persuasion and influencing style

Commercial aptitude and systems knowledge

Coaching skills to develop others i.e. BA / Jnr Designer Initiative to resolve issues that may arise

Great time management Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills

Evidence of overseas travel & cost price negotiation

Good understanding of product development & garment fitting

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