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Buyer (Knitwear) - Mat Cover

Job Title: Buyer (Knitwear) - Mat Cover
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Reference: 100796
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: susannah.hinton@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: July 19, 2016 17:04

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a Buyer, specialising in Knitwear to join a fun, trend-led fashion brand based in their London Head Office. This role is to cover maternity leave.

Key responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Delivering commercially-driven ranges that meet company sales and profit targets, whilst maintain a strategic vision for the department
  • Ensuring ranges are selected within necessary timescales and financial budgets are operated within
  • Managing the critical path with junior members, and ensuring the training and development of your team to meet their potential

The skills required for this role will include:

  • Proven success in a ladies' fashion retailer, ideally knitwear, and strong sourcing, negotiation and range planning skills
  • Effective communication skills to build excellent professional relationships with internal and external suppliers
  • Previous experience in leading a successful team, driving performance and growth in your team
  • A natural flare and passion for fashion

You will be rewarded with an excellent salary plus benefits, in addition to working in a dynamic fashion environment. If you are interested and meet the necessary criteria, please apply with your up to date CV today quoting the reference Q100796!

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.