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Senior Menswear Buyer

Job Title: Senior Menswear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pensions + health + discretionary bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89403
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.65288.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 03, 2012 17:58

Job Description

A rare opportunity has become available in the North West for an experienced Senior Menswear Buyer to join this expanding fashion retailer. Working closely with the Buying Director, you will be given both the responsibility and autonomy to build ranges in line with the latest trends. As you will be playing a vital role within Menswear it's essential that you are a hands-on Buyer who's not afraid to get involved across all aspects of the buying process! As the Senior Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Travel and sourcing within the Far East, where you will meet and negotiate confidently with suppliers * Using WSSI to make commercial decisions * Providing commercial ideas which will impact the business in relation to product promotions and mark downs * Managing budgets and OTB * Motivating and developing junior members of the Buying team To be considered for the role, you must currently be working at Buyer or Senior Buyer level within Menswear, ideally having gained multi-product experience from another trend-focused high street retailer. You will also be competent in working in a demanding fast paced retail environment and be highly organised. Previous Far East experience is essential as this role will involve regular travel. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Menswear Buyer, looking to take that next step in their career. If you feel this is for you, please do not hesitate to apply.