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Assistant Buyer - Ladieswear

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92191
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.94603.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 19, 2013 11:05

Job Description

This well known high street fashion retailer is currently looking for an Assistant Buyer to join their Ladieswear team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buying Assistant or Assistant Buyer with fashion buying experience looking for a new challenge. As Assistant Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting the buyer in sourcing and developing commercial and successful ranges. * Building and maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers. * Approving lab-dips, bulk and trims. * Working closely with the Design, Development and Merchandising teams in order to correctly identify the customers needs and work with the buyer to plan the range. * Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity. * Conducting regular comp shops and price benchmarking reports. To be successful, you will: * Be currently working as an Assistant Buyer with another successful retailer. Ladieswear fashion experience is essential. * Be educated to degree level or equivalent. * Be passionate about fashion and retail. * Have a good knowledge of latest trends and strong commercial awareness. * Have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. * Be highly knowledgeable across the retail sector and therefore confident making commercial business decisions. This is a great position for a Buying professional who wants to be part of a growing and fast-paced buying team. This is a rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer. 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.