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Design Manager - Mens & Boyswear

Job Title: Design Manager - Mens & Boyswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits (Dependent on Experience)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93247
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.58315.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 10, 2013 14:49

Job Description

This is a truly unique and fantastic opportunity for highly trend led and experienced Menswear Design Manager to join of the UKs most innovative and successful retailers on the high street. Reporting in to the Director you will work autonomously and be ultimately responsible that all designs incorporate the latest fashion trends and meets the customers needs in terms of look, fit and feel. Key elements for the role: * Managing a team of approx 7 designers and graphic designers it is essential that you have proven team management experience. Together you will work to ensure that you deliver a high quality range that leads the menswear market * As well as being creative and inspirational it is important that you have a good understanding and passion for the menswear & boyswear market and are able to source products effectively, considering their monetary value and ultimately their profitability. * As you will oversee the entire menswear department it is essential that you can work under pressure, within a fast paced and volume driven environment with the ability to multi task and manage multiple critical paths along side one another. * This role will heavily involve overseas travel to factories across the Far East and Europe, prior experience and willingness to travel is essential. * The successful candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic and creative Menswear Design Manager or Senior Designer who is passionate about delivering a trend led, quality driven range. This experience can come from either another leading high street retailer or major supplier to the high street. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to build a progressive and successful career with the business. 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.