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Buyer - Childrenswear

Job Title: Buyer - Childrenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91823
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.18714.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 13, 2013 10:58

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an established Childrenswear Buyer to join the Head Office team of this leading high street retailer. Reporting in to the Senior Buyer you will be responsible for this key multi-product area and will work across both own-label and branded products. To be successful in the role, it's essential that you're a strong communicator with the ability to handle negotiations with confidence. You must be a creative character who is passionate about product and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest trends; allowing you to identify sales opportunities ahead of your competitors. As you will manage a team it is essential that you have previous management experience and enjoy assisting in the development of your colleagues. You will work closely with the in-house design and development teams to ensure that the range delivered to the customer both meets and exceeds their needs. This is the ideal role for an established [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs), with experience in Childrenswear, to take on a new and exciting challenge. Working for a highly respected retailer, you will have autonomy across your area and be able to utilise your creative flair when building an innovative and trend led range. In return for your hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, along with the opportunity to build a long standing and progressive career with a leading high street name. 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.