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Head Of Design - Childrenswear

Job Title: Head Of Design - Childrenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89420
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAW.61843.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 20, 2012 16:14

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen with one of the leading retailers in the UK to head up its Childrenswear Design Division. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Head Of Design will lead a team of 30, with 5 direct reports, covering garments and graphics for all areas of Childrenswear including Accessories, Swimwear, Nightwear and Underwear for boys, girls and babies aged 0-14. The role is very focused on managing the team and leading strategy to help with the global expansion in store and online. The ideal candidate will be from a fast paced retail environment and already be in a Design Manager or Head Of Design position. Key Requirements: * An established Head of Design or Design Manager with relevant Childrenswear experience * Needs to be experienced working with a global supply base (in particular India and the Far East) * A proven track record of strong leadership and man-management skills * Additional experience of structural change projects would be an advantage If you are a Design Manager looking for your next step up, or a Head Of Design with an established and well known retailer looking for a change and keen to join a leading and ever expanding international retailer please respond with your updated CV.