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Senior Footwear Buyer

Job Title: Senior Footwear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91704
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: lyt.07793.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 08, 2013 14:55

Job Description

My client is currently seeking a Senior Footwear Buyer to join this fast-moving and dynamic retail business! You must currently be an Established Footwear Buyer with a background in Product Development for a strong retailer/designer. You will be responsible for: * Planning the range – using your knowledge of market trends to develop an appropriate footwear line meeting the needs of the customer. * Working with designers to develop product from concept to launch. * Controlling development costs, meeting target margins. * Sourcing and supplier relations. You must be: * Highly experienced in product development. * Knowledgeable of market trends. * An established buyer. * Experienced in managing multiple direct reports. If you are looking to join a lively and fast-moving retailer with a great working environment, this is the opportunity for you! My client offers a competitive salary with great career prospects. If you’re enthusiastic about this opportunity and have the relevant experience, please apply now! 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.