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Buyer - Menswear

Job Title: Buyer - Menswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94487
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.65257.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 13, 2013 11:04

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen with a fast fashion retailer who currently require an experienced Menswear Buyer to join its busy head office. As Menswear Buyer, your responsibilities will include: · Driving the product strategy through original and innovative thinking and ensuring the product range leads the UK market. · Developing a range that exceeds brand values and taking responsibility for the product performance in terms of sales, distribution and marketing. · Liaising with both the Design and Merchandising teams to discuss strategy. · Managing OTB. · The development of junior members of the buying team. · Travel and sourcing within the Far East, where you will be expected to meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently. To be successful you will: · Be an individual who likes to make things happen yet be able to stand back and see the bigger picture and make the decisions that count. · Be commercial in your outlook, demonstrate sound financial understanding as well as customer focus and cost conscious. · Have a passion for Menswear retailing and continually researches and keeps up with current whilst anticipating future trends. · Be an experienced Buyer or Senior Buyer of menswear, preferably with multi-product experience. Retail experience is essential. · Have leadership qualities, be approachable and be able to offer guidance to others within the team This is a great opportunity for an accomplished Buyer to join a successful UK retailer. If you are an experienced Buyer looking for a new challenge, send us your 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.