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Design Manager - Ladieswear

Job Title: Design Manager - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scottish Borders
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Basic + Car
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92144
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.14328.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 14, 2013 18:13

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Ladies Fashion Design Manager to join the Head Office team of a well known fashion retailer. The brand is focused on woollens, knitwear, casual outdoor and luxury cashmere products. You will be accountable for managing and providing direction to the design team as well as driving product innovation. You must have experience of the following: * Driving a design team forward to ensure that they're creating designs and interpreting trends in line with the target customer base. * Overseeing the development and completion of product details inline with the critical path. * Manage and develop all members of the design team. You will have/be: * Currently working as an established Senior ladieswear Designer or above from another leading retail or supplier to the UK high street. * Strong portfolio and understanding of classic ladieswear product range particularly with wovens. * Commercially aware of the current market and be able to share your knowledge confidently with others. * Natural team leader with proven team management skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Design Manager, looking to take the next step in their career. 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.