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Technical Manager - Knitwear

Job Title: Technical Manager - Knitwear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94436
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.38767.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 05, 2013 17:28

Job Description

A well established and highly successful retail business is currently looking for a skilled Technical Manager to join their clothing team. The successful candidate must be a true knitwear specialist with a proven track record preferably from a large UK retailer. For this challenging role, your responsibilities will include: - Developing and improving the knitwear quality of the brand - Ensuring that products from suppliers are of high quality and in line with the ethical standards - Identifying new sourcing partners for knitwear products who can delivery quality standards and meet margin targets - Providing technical support to the buying and design managers - Keeping updated with the latest industry developments The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications and experience: - Degree level education in a retail/fashion related subject - Background and experience in technical management within demonstrable focus on knitwear - Excellent retail manufacturing/process knowledge - Strong leadership and people management skills - Exceptional communication skills This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you enjoy a challenge and are looking for a role where you can be part of a successful and fast paced team, send us an up-to-date 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.