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Interim Buyer - Accessories

Job Title: Interim Buyer - Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90331
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.58980.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 26, 2012 09:50

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Junior Buyer or Buyer, specialising in Accessories, to join the team of a leading fashion retailer - working on an interim basis. As you will be given your own area within the department it is important that you can work autonomously, taking full accountability for building a new and exciting range which will not only meet, but exceed the needs of the customer. Key duties within the role will include: * Planning and developing seasonal and future ranges * Analysing sales data to identify best sellers * Managing the critical path * Working with the current supply base, managing these relationships and conducting negotiations accordingly * Completing overseas travel in order to identify new product opportunities and develop new supplier relationships * Training and developing more junior members within the department To be successful in your application, you will be: * Currently working at Junior Buyer or Buyer level within Accessories, or have proven experience within this area * Experienced managing their own area with the ability to build a successful range which both meets and exceeds the customers needs * A confident negotiator, with previous experience managing overseas supplier relationships and closing commercial deals * A strong communicator, who is able to present their thoughts and finding to others with confidence and enthusiasm * A good team leader and therefore be able to successfully support and develop more junior members within the team This is a great opportunity for an existing Junior Buyer/Buyer to gain further experience within Accessories. Working on an interim basis you will gain at least 6 months experience representing this leading fashion brand, which is highly regarded for their design led product offering and excellent customer service.