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Buyer - Ladieswear

Job Title: Buyer - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90278
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.23525.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 16, 2012 16:39

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Ladieswear Buyer to join the head office of one of the UK’s most successful retailers. This is a great opportunity to become part of a successful market-leading retailer. You will initially be covering maternity leave with the possibility of having your role extended to a permanent position. As the Ladieswear Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting with the development of the buying strategy, ensuring that the range is both commercial and creative * Working closely with the Design, Development and Merchandising teams in order to correctly identify the customer's needs and deliver a successful product range accordingly * Preparing, participating and presenting in range reviews and sign off meetings * Delivering on profit and margin across key categories To be successful, you will: * Be currently be working as an established [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) within Ladieswear * Possess a good understanding of the principles of Buying, Merchandising and other relevant Head Office departments as it is vital that you communicate effectively with all colleagues and meet set deadlines * Be a self starter who thrives on a challenge. * Have leadership qualities 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.