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Fashion Buyer

Job Title: Fashion Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89325
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.69018.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 24, 2012 16:46

Job Description

One of the UK's best known high street retailers is actively seeking experienced Fashion Buyers to join its team. * You will be responsible for sourcing and developing a market leading childrenswear range with focus within boyswear * You will play a large part within the teams development; working to continuously improve the buying function within the business * You will have a deep understanding of the commercial market and be able to share this with the team, ensuring that all products within the range are on trend and more appealing than those of competitors * You shall be expected to undertake regular travel, including to the Far East, where you will meet and negotiate with suppliers The successful candidate must have: * Proven experience managing budgets and range buying at Buyer level within a fast fashion retail environment. Candidates at Senior Assistant or Junior Buyer level looking to take the next step will also be considered. * Experience across childrenswear, enabling you to build successful ranging, meeting the customers needs and expectations. however menswear, ladieswear or accessories experience will also be considered. * A good understanding of the principles of buying, merchandising and other relevant head office departments in order to be a strong all round team member. * Passion for retail and the brand which they would represent - this is vital as you would be coming in to a very motivated and driven head office team. If you believe you fit the bill for this fast-paced role, please apply now.