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Buyer - Ladieswear

Job Title: Buyer - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92967
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.57056.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 22, 2013 10:54

Job Description

This successful retailer is currently looking to recruit a Buyer to join their Ladieswear fashion team. As Buyer, responsibilities will include but not be limited to: * Sourcing and development of a trend led and commercial ladieswear range. * Experience of ladieswear casualwear is highly desirable, ladies apparel experience within another successful fashion retailer is essential. * Negotiating, planning and delivering departmental KPIs * Regular competitor analysis and benchmarking. * Leading and mentoring a team of junior members of the team. * Work closely with the Merchandiser and other departments in the business. The successful candidate will have the following experience: * Experience at Buyer level within another leading fashion retailer. * Own-label/product development experience within ladieswear is essential. * Strong commercial acumen and knowledge of trends. * Strong influencing, communication and negotiation skills. * Management experience. * Creative, passionate and innovative. This is an excellent role which offers a rewarding salary package to the successful candidate. If you think that you are the right person for this role, and want to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, apply with your updated CV today. 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.