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Assistant Buyer (Fashion)

Job Title: Assistant Buyer (Fashion)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England,
Industry:
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q100143
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: susannah.hinton@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: February 19, 2016 15:18

Job Description

This well-known, trend led Fashion Retailer is looking for an exceptional Assistant Buyer to drive and add innovation to their growing business.

As Assistant Buyer you will:

  • Oversee the order process, and managing the Buying Admin Assistant's daily activities
  • Liaise with Buyers and Suppliers to ensure an effectively managed critical path, identifying any issues
  • Contribute to robust quality control, managing fit sessions with garment technologists and using your commercial insight to work with the Buying team
  • Keep up to date with the current market trends and competitor activity, producing reports for senior management

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Already have strong experience as an Assistant Buyer in thefashion industry, ideally in womenswear
  • Can work independently and prioritise conflicting deadlines
  • Have strong experience sourcing from Far East suppliers.

In return for your hard work you will receive an excellent salary and unparalleled opportunities for progression.

If you will feel you have the suitable skills and experience please apply with your up to date CV today.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.