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Head of Buying

Job Title: Head of Buying
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Netherlands
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91673
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2013 06:11

Job Description

This leading global fashion icon is currently in need of a Head of Buying to lead the Buying team and oversee its product selection in one of their most profitable locations. The role will involve sourcing, selecting and negotiating with suppliers as well as working closely with the Directors to define product strategies. You will operate at a senior level within the business to ensure relevant strategies are in place and are adhered to. Working closely with the Buying team, you will ensure the product is commercial and meets customer expectations. To be considered, you should have proven team management experience within a large Buying team. You will be a strong communicator who is able to work cross-functionally with the Buying & Merchandising, Design & Quality Assurance teams. This role would suit an individual who is currently operating at Buying Controller, [Senior Buyer](/searches/senior-buyer-jobs) or Head of Buying level. You must be a confident decision maker with the ability to communicate and deliver decisions effectively. You will have strong commercial awareness with a flair for seizing new opportunities. If you are passionate about this role then please apply with an up to date CV and you could be taking your career to the next level! 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.