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Buyer - Ladies' Essentials

Job Title: Buyer - Ladies' Essentials
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90984
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.44311.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 11, 2013 15:57

Job Description

Due to ongoing growth this progressive fashion retailer seeks to appoint an experienced Ladieswear Buyer to its team. This role will cover a range of Ladieswear including Swimwear, Nightwear and Lingerie. As the Ladieswear [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs), your key responsibilities will be to: * Travel and source garments from the Far East will play a major part of this role, where you will meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently * Manage and oversee the work of the [Assistant Buyer](/searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) * Use WSSI to make key strategic decisions and aid you to work closely with the merchandise team * Report back findings and key information whilst at trading meetings to other buyers and director To be considered you must: * Be commercially aware of the current Ladieswear market and be able to share your knowledge confidently with others * Have experience at Buyer level within Ladieswear or as a Junior Buyer with direct ownership for your own ranges across a high volume Ladieswear category * Have previous Far East sourcing experience as this role will involve regular travel * Have knowledge and experience of buying Ladies' essential ranges covering Swim, Lingerie or Nightwear from a fast fashion retailer * Be hands on and not afraid to get involved within all areas of the buying process This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious buying professional who is looking to work in a dynamic and fast paced fashion environment. 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.