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Buyer - Childrenswear

Job Title: Buyer - Childrenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brussels
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92857
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: June 03, 2013 11:07

Job Description

A major European fashion company is looking to hire a highly skilled and experienced Buyer to work with their childrenswear category and join their head office team in Brussels, Belgium. As the Buyer, you will be taking over the following responsibilities: * Developing the product ranges for the childrenswear category, ensuring that it is in line with the companys standards and set budgets. * Managing the best sellers and slow movers in the category range. * Sourcing new products and keeping the offerings to the international level. * Identifying the competitors offerings and keeping up with the new trends in the industry. * Managing the timelines for samples, order placements and garment deliveries. To be a successful candidate, you should have the following qualifications: * Degree level education or equivalent. * Minimum of 3 years buying experience in the retail fashion industry. * Experience in working with corporate retail apparel. * Good commercial acumen. * Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint). * Strong influencing, communication and negotiation skills. This is an excellent role which offers a very rewarding salary package to the successful candidate who will thrive on these challenges. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV. 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.