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Buyer - Womenswear

Job Title: Buyer - Womenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88817
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2012 09:27

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Womenswear Buyer to join the head office team of a well known fast fashion retailer based in Central London. Working alongside the Buying team it is essential that you are a hands-on person who is not afraid to get involved within all areas of the Buying process. Due to the pace of the business you must be able to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and enjoy working to short timelines. To maintain both the pace and productivity of the business, communication with both the Design and Merchandising teams is key and is expected at all levels. You will be a passionate and ambitious spirit, who is excited by product and has confidence when researching and presenting your ideas and findings to others. To be successful, you will: * Currently be working at Junior Buyer or Buyer level within a retail fashion environment * Have confidence managing your workload * Be keen and able to offer guidance to others within the team * Possess a good understanding of the principles of Buying, Merchandising and other relevant head office departments * Have Far East sourcing experience, as this role will involve some travel to meet and negotiate with suppliers * Have a passion for product, with the desire to progress to Senior Buyer level and beyond, working across the category. This is the perfect role for an experienced Womenswear Junior Buyer / Buyer looking to take that next step in their career and who thrives in a fast fashion retail environment. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now with an up to date CV.