Head of Product Development, Leather Accessories, London.

hga Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
£55,000 - £65,000 + benefits
22 Jun 2019
20 Jul 2019
Job Type

Our client is a London based, British handbag and accessory brand with a long standing heritage.  Now selling globally and through a number of distribution channels, the vision is to develop even more compelling product.  As Head of Product Development, your team will consist of 2 Product Developers and 1 Assistant.  As the leader, you will be fully responsible for managing the bag offer and managing the team.     

We are looking to secure the following experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Senior Product Developer.
  • Leather bag and SLG experience- ideally premium high street, luxury brand experience. 
  • Must have robust knowledge and experience of production and sourcing from raw skins through to finished product. 
  • Must be prepared to travel overseas frequently and ideally will have first-hand travel experience to both India and China.
  • Strong cost price negotiator as will be accountable for achieving target weighted intake margin. 
  • Critical Path creation and ownership. 
  • Must have experience of managing people. 
  • Able to work under pressure in an entrepreneurial fast paced global business.
  • Dynamic, tenacious, flexible.

Great communication skills and team player.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, growing brand / retailer.

Contact Teresa McCormick. 

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