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Senior Ladieswear Buyer

Job Title: Senior Ladieswear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90410
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: BNM.76129.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 29, 2012 08:19

Job Description

This forward thinking Australian fashion house is currently searching for a Senior Ladieswear Buyer to join its commercial team to help drive the department through the next phase in the brand's story. With hundreds of stores across some of the most beautiful locations in the world, our client offers you the opportunity to help grow what is already a highly respected retailer. You will be responsible for buying part of the womenswear range and must have an eye for detail and a passion for fashion to stay one step ahead of competitors. You will travel extensively to the Far East to meet with suppliers, therefore a strong background in sourcing and strong negotiation skills are imperative to achieve the best price for product. A strong technical background would be an advantage, particularly as the brand looks to ensure quality and fit is consistency throughout. In this role you will manage a small team while working alongside the creative design team to put together the most up to date trends. You may either be at Buyer or Buying Manager level currently but will have experience of having sourced large volumes from the Far East along with demonstrable commercial awareness. The preferred candidate will also have experience pf buying womenswear with a similar blue chip retailer or brand. This retailer offers you the chance of a lifetime to work in a fast paced environment to develop your career working alongside some of Europe's best Buyers. Full relocation assistance and an attractive salary and benefits scheme is on offer for the right candidate. Please apply as soon as possible as shortlisting will begin very soon.