Buyer - Clothing

Location
Essex
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Oct 2018
Closes
29 Oct 2018
Ref
13957558/001
Contact
Rachel Dixon
Function
Buyer
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

As a Buyer - Clothing for the key Retail / Wholesale brand based in Essex you will maximise the profitability of the brand by developing and delivering the product range to support the brand strategy and KPIs.

Client Details

Our client is a leader in their field, they successfully operate across retail and wholesale within all of the major brands and are growing the team based in Essex & London rapidly.

Description

As a Buyer - Clothing you will;

  • Manage team, work collaboratively across the Group, ensuring achievement of KPIs, and contribute to creating a positive working environment for all colleagues, inspiring team, in a positive and professional manner to work to the best of their abilities.
  • Develop, with design product ranges tailored to the customer profile and jurisdiction to achieve or exceed sales plans.
  • Identify product from existing business and build ranges tailored to the customer profile and jurisdiction to achieve or exceed sales plans.
  • Develop market positioning and benchmark the competition (and international markets where relevant).
  • Identify key suppliers, understanding their strengths, capabilities and weaknesses. Use this to competently negotiate orders, to achieve and exceed a balanced target margin, paying fair prices for product without sacrificing the brand positioning and handwriting.
  • Support critical path compliance, ensuring new product ranges are delivered in a timely manner, while improving speed to market, ensuring sales meetings are conducted in line with customer buying schedule.

Plus much more!

Profile

To be successful as a Buyer - Clothing for the key Retail / Wholesale brand based in Essex you will need;

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, with an academic or fashion subject or relevant industry experience
  • Strong numerical skills used for negotiation.
  • Buying experience, developed, implemented and reviewed a strategy and fully completed a trading cycle.
  • Sound in depth knowledge of the fashion market, (U k and International) brand positioning and trends. An understanding of current economic situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate competently and clearly, a good assertive influencer. Strong organisational and task management skills, with the ability to manage and delegate own workload, as well as overseeing the work of others.

Job Offer

Attractive

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