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Senior Menswear Buyer

Job Title: Senior Menswear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales
Salary: £1 per annum + £Excellent Basic + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89653
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2013 11:41

Job Description

Fast fashion retailer requires an experienced Menswear Buyer to join its busy head office. As Senior Menswear Buyer, your responsibilities will include: · Driving the product strategy through original and innovative thinking and ensuring the product range leads the UK market · Developing a range that exceeds brand values and taking responsibility for the product performance in terms of sales, distribution and marketing · Liaising with both the Design and Merchandising teams to discuss strategy · Managing OTB · The development of more junior members of the buying team · Travel and sourcing within the Far East, where you will be expected to meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently. To be successful you will: · Be an individual who likes to make things happen yet be able to stand back and see the bigger picture and make the decisions that count. · Be commercial in your outlook, demonstrate sound financial understanding as well as customer focus and cost conscious. · Have a passion for Menswear retailing and continually researches and keeps up with current whilst anticipating future trends. · Be an experienced Buyer or Senior Buyer of menswear, preferably with multi-product experience from a fast fashion retailer - Retail experience is essential. · Have leadership qualities, be approachable and be able to offer guidance to others within the team This is a great opportunity for an accomplished Buyer to join one of the UK's most successful retailers. In return, the company offers rewards and opportunities you would expect from a proactive and forward thinking organisation.We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.