Junior Buyer

Location
North West England
Salary
c£22,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted
02 Aug 2018
Closes
30 Aug 2018
Ref
B002
Function
Buyer
Job Type
Permanent

We have a great opportunity for a Junior Buyer to join the expanding fashion clothing department of this successful and growing business. 

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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