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Ladieswear Buyer

Job Title: Ladieswear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45 - £60K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89281
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2012 11:32

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 within Central London. Working within the buying team it is essential that you are a hands on character 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 well and accurately under pressure and enjoy working to quick 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. Culturally 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. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working at Buyer level or above within a ladieswear fashion environment * Have confidence managing your workload and managing budgets * Be keen and able to offer guidance to others within the team * Possess a wealth of knowledge of the principles of buying, merchandising and other relevant head office departments * Enjoy working in an ever changing department and to short lead times * Have gained extensive Far East sourcing 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 ladieswear with the desire to progress This role will suit candidates who are seeking a role and working environment that will offer full autonomy and responsibility.