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Senior Assistant Buyer - Branded Fashion

Job Title: Senior Assistant Buyer - Branded Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93489
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.86351.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 31, 2013 11:55

Job Description

This well known multi-channel fashion retailer requires an experienced Assistant Branded Fashion Buyer to join its Head Office based in the North West. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer with fashion experience, looking for a new challenge. Ideally you will have experience working within a branded Buying role, however candidates with buying experience within other fashion product areas will be considered. As Assistant Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting the Buyer in sourcing and selecting commercial ranges. Planning and selecting your own range within the department taking into account budget and margin requirements. * Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers. Sourcing new suppliers building new relationships. * Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends. * Competitor research and detailed trends reports and analysis. * Continually reviewing brand performance and sell through rates, against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity. To be successful, you will: * Have demonstration buying experience from another leading UK fashion retailer ideally within a branded environment. * Be passionate about product and have high attention to detail. * Have an excellent knowledge of colours and trends. * Excellent communication skills. This is the perfect role for an experienced Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer looking for their next challenge within fashion. This as a very rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in the department. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience, apply now with a copy of you 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.