Womenswear buyer

Location
East Midlands
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
09 Nov 2018
Ref
902123CP
Contact
Cherel Pacey
Function
Buyer
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Temporary
WOMENSWEAR BUYER REQUIRED
FIXED TERM CONTRACT
BASED IN THE MIDLANDS

Our client is a leading retailer of clothing, footwear and accessories. An opportunity has arisen within their buying team for an experienced Buyer to join the business on a fixed term contract.

Within this role you will be expected to;

Create and implement a customer driven strategic vision for ranges in line with the category strategy
Use knowledge of markets and suppliers, inform the category budget and create and implement trading plans to achieve category strategy
Deliver the own brand proposition through product design, product briefs, sourcing and negotiation of exclusive propositions
Work with Design teams for development of own brand products and liaise with the Product Technologist in setting the quality criteria for own label products ensuring the optimal balance between quality and price is maintained
Monitor market trends, competitor activity, price positioning and stock availability and work in partnership with Senior Merchandisers to maximise sales, profitability and market share
Demonstrate strong leadership skills, managing Junior Buyers, Assistant Buyers and Admin Assistants

The salary for this position is negotiable depending on experience.

Interested? Please click to apply, or call Cherel at Fashion Personnel on 0115 697 0120 for an informal chat.

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