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Senior Buyer - Womenswear

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Womenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £40 - £60K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q86674
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: tyw.05314.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 24, 2012 16:22

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Womenswear Buyer to join an ambitious high street retailer based within Central London. Working within the Buying team, the successful candidate will be hands-on and not afraid to get involved within all areas of the Buying process. Communication with both the Design and Merchandising teams is essential due to the structure of the Head Office.You must be comfortable and confident when presenting your ideas and findings to others as you will be doing this on a regular basis; consequently, maintaining a strong commercial awareness is key. The ideal candidate will: * Currently be working at Buyer level within Ladieswear * Have confidence managing a team and be able to offer guidance to others * Possess a good understanding of the principles of Buying, Merchandising and other relevant Head Office departments as is vital in order to communicate effectively with all colleagues and meet set deadlines * Have previous Far East experience, as this role will involve some travel in which you must be able to meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently * Have a passion for product, with the desire to progress to Senior Buyer and beyond, working across the category. This is the perfect role for an experienced Ladieswear Buyer who is looking to take that next step in their career and who thrives to work in fast fashion retail environment. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now.