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Buyer - Ladies Outerwear

Job Title: Buyer - Ladies Outerwear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90987
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.31358.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 21, 2013 16:05

Job Description

Due to on-going growth this progressive fashion retailer is actively seeking to appoint experienced Ladies Outerwear Buyer to join their team. Key responsibilities: * Travel and source garments from the Far East will play a major part of this role. * You will meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently. * Manage or oversee a small team, or be ready to take on the responsibility. * 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. * You will currently be working at Buyer level within Ladieswear across a high volume ladieswear category. * Previous Far East sourcing experience is essential as this role will involve regular travel. * Knowledge and experience of buying ladieswear outerwear garments from another leading high street retailer. * It is vital that you are 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.