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Buyer

Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93474
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ALD.22235.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 03, 2013 09:36

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced own brand Buyer to join this well known high street retailer in their London head office Key duties of the role will include: * Creating an on trend and commercial range which sits as a cohesive offer with other areas of the business. * Reviewing sales figures and market activity in order to succesfully plan future ranges and promotional activity. * Build and maintain effective working relationships with various supply bases in order to acheive a competively priced clothing offer. * Maintaining awareness of competitior offers through research and regular 'comp shops'. * Working closely with internal functions of the business to plan and present coherent information at selections and range reviews. The ideal candidate will be: * An experienced Buying professional with specific experience of working closely with own brand trend led ranges. * Commercially aware of key trends and competitior ranges in order to provide the latest styles. * Highly motivated and able to drive the own brand category. * Experienced in managing and developing a team. This role provides the opportunity for a confident buyer to progress in their career with one of the most recognised fashion retailers on the high street. In return for all your hard work you will not only receive a competitive salary but you will be given the opportunity to influence the own brand clothing offer and work in a fast paced, trend led environment. 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.