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Buyer - Brands

Job Title: Buyer - Brands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £0 - £10K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87924
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.15484.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 06, 2012 17:58

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Branded Buyer to join the Head Office team of a well-known multichannel retailer based in Central London. Due to the company's forthcoming expansion plans, there are currently opportunities across both Mens and Ladieswear. The successful candidate will be tasked with: * Building and maintaining relationships with various brand contacts and suppliers * Negotiating on the price and delivery of products, ensuring that these fall in line with the overall buying strategy * Creating a range which is balanced; meeting the needs of the customer in terms of fashion as well as quality, price and quantity * Working closely with both the Merchandising and E-commerce teams to ensure that the best product offering is available across all channels * Researching the ever-changing market and presenting your findings to both your colleagues and Senior Management in a confident and enthusiastic manner * Assisting with the management and leadership of more junior members of the team The ideal candidate will have: * A wealth of Buying experience, working within a branded environment in either Mens or Ladieswear * Experience working within a multichannel business where communication with other department is essential * An exceptional knowledge of the retail market, the latest catwalk trends and relevant supplier contacts * A passion for product and a desire to meet both the customer and brands needs in all instances As the business trades both online as well as through a collection of stores, the ideal candidate will have experience Buying for both channels. If this sounds like the challenge you are seeking, please apply now.