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Senior Menswear Buyer

This is an amazing opportunity for a Senior Menswear Buyer to join an amazing Brand based in Spain. 
As a Senior Menswear Buyer you will be in charge of developing the woven collection, negotiation with suppliers, production and supervising the distribution of the garments. This is a challenging role with great impact on the business. A top position that will focus on business results by identifying strengths and gaps to keep on excelling as a key player in the market.

Job role:
Planning the buying structure and product selection
To analyse the previous year’s sales and the season’s key trends.
To put forward an initial proposal for the collection structure to the design department, organised by blocks in accordance with the store arrival dates. 
To plan which suppliers will be involved in producing the collection 
To work with the design team on the final product selection
To define the final buying structure once the product has been selected and the budget has been sent 
To assign each style put forward by the design team to the initial planning. 
Negotiating and planning with suppliers and monitoring production
To assign each item to a specific supplier in accordance with their capacity and standard of service. 
To negotiate prices and delivery dates with suppliers
To monitor production to ensure compliance with the agreed terms and conditions.
To carry out the sample fittings with the pattern/quality and design teams and to provide the suppliers with feedback

Sales and Budget control:
To monitor the buying budget in accordance with key indicators
To monitor sales and product decisions such as repetitions, new and special products

Education and experience
Higher education qualification in Economics, Business Administration and Management or Business Studies.
Specialised training in International Trade, Fashion Business Management, etc. an advantage.
More than 5 years of experience.
Experience in a similar post in the retail sector.
Experience in luxury brands.
Store experience an advantage.

Management and decision-making capacity Negotiation
Product orientation / Sales sense
Organisation and planning
Knowledge of the fashion industry
Knowledge of fabrics
Advanced knowledge of Excel
Fluent in Spanish
Advanced level of English  

If this sounds like the perfect role, then please apply ASAP

Senior Menswear Buyer

United Kingdom
5 - 10 years of experience
salary open for the right candidate

Published on 13 Apr 2020