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Senior Assistant Buyer - Menswear

Job Title: Senior Assistant Buyer - Menswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91676
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.37934.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 04, 2013 10:08

Job Description

This market leading retailer is currently recruiting for a Senior Assistant Buyer to join within the Menswear own-label department. This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior [Assistant Buyer](/searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) or Junior Buyer looking for their next challenge within Buying. As Senior Assistant Buyer you will responsible for sourcing and developing a commercial and successful range across mens apparel. Main responsibilities will include but not be limited to: * Assisting the [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) in sourcing and developing ranges * Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers * Negotiating cost prices to achieve margin requirement * Managing fit sessions * Approving samples at production and shipment stage, lab dips and trims * Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends * Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity To be successful, you will: * Have menswear own label buying experience from another leading UK retailer * Be passionate about product and have high attention to detail * Have current trend awareness and strong creativity * Excellent communication skills * Be a team player This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer looking for a new challenge. This as a rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer. Excellent opportunities for progression available for the successful candidate. 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.