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Buyer - Ladieswear

Job Title: Buyer - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East Midlands,
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Reference: Q96213_1414054292
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: Denise@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: October 23, 2014 09:51

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Ladieswear Buyer to join the head office of one of the UKs most successful retailers. This is an opportunity to be part of a successful market leading retailer.

This role will be covering maternity leave on a full-time basis.

As the Buyer, your responsibilities will include:

-Assisting with the development of the buying strategy, ensuring that the swimwear and holiday shop ranges are both commercial and creative.

-Working closely with the Design, Development and Merchandising teams in order to correctly identify the customers needs and deliver a successful product range accordingly.

-Preparing, participating and presenting in range reviews and sign off meetings.

-Delivering on profit and margin across key categories.

To be successful, you will:

-Be currently be working as an established Buyer within Ladieswear, preferably with swimwear experience but not essential

-Possess a good understanding of the principles of Buying, Merchandising and other relevant Head Office departments as it is vital that you communicate effectively with all colleagues and meet set deadlines.

-Be a self starter who thrives on a challenge.

-Have leadership qualities and be able to offer guidance to others within the team.

This is a great opportunity for an accomplished Buyer to join one of the UK's most successful retailers. In return, the company offers rewards and opportunities you would expect from a proactive and forward thinking organisation.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.