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Buying Director - Childrenswear

Job Title: Buying Director - Childrenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: France,
Industry:
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: Q99758
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email: simon@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: December 16, 2015 11:51

Job Description

A well established and highly successful retail business is looking to hire an experienced retail professional to fill in a challenging Buying Director role based in France.As the Buying Director, you will have the following responsibilities:- Develop and implement innovative buying strategies to maximise business sales and profit- Oversee all the product range planning and selection activities within the business- Develop a comprehensive OTB forecast- Conduct analysis on consumer behaviour, market trends and competitors activities- Monitor fast moving products and react proactively to slow sellers- Lead, manage and motivate the buying teamThe ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:- Extensive buying experience within a similar retail consumer business- Proven track record in buying management, preferably within the childrenswear range- Strong background and knowledge in range planning and OTB control- Experience and understanding of the product, sector and market- Excellent communication and negotiation skillsThis is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking forward to boost your career furthermore, send us a copy of your up to date CV.

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