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Head of Buying Womenswear

Head of Buying – womenswear

A well loved British designer brand in London is seeking an experienced Head of Buying to lead their Womenswear category. The role reports to the CEO.

Head of Buying – Womenswear: The Role:  

  • Prepare the annual buying budget and outline the buying plan for the year.
  • Responsible for the buying P&L for the womenswear category across all geographies
  • Align the buying plan with the overall business strategy
  • Lead improvements in category buying by in-time buying, volume management, improve margins etc
  • Manage and develop vendor and supplier relationships
  • Lead and manage the buying team in Womenswear

Head of Buying - Womeswear: The Candidate:

You will

  • have a strong Womeswear buying background, ideally with a UK/European brand or specialised Womenswear retailer
  • be experienced in critical path management and margin optimisation
  • have knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing methods
  • have negotiation/influencing skills
  • have a sharp business acumen and a broad skill set in management within large matrix structures
  • have effective people management, team building and strong communication skills
  • have confident presentations skills with excellent attention to detail 

Please apply in confidence

Head of Buying Womenswear

Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Permanent
more than 10 years of experience
Director
Head of Department
Competitive

Published on 28 Jun 2024

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