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Buying Director - Womenswear

Job Title: Buying Director - Womenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: France
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95018
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SAW.95592.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 10, 2014 13:39

Job Description

A well established and highly successful retail business is looking to hire an experienced retail professional to fill in a challenging Buying Director role based in France. As the Buying Director, you will have the following responsibilities: * Develop and implement innovative buying strategies to maximise business sales and profit * Oversee all the product range planning and selection activities within the business * Develop a comprehensive OTB forecast * Conduct analysis on consumer behaviour, market trends and competitors activities * Monitor fast moving products and react proactively to slow sellers * Lead, manage and motivate the buying team The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications: * Extensive buying experience within a similar retail consumer business * Proven track record in buying management, preferably within the womenswear range * Strong background and knowledge in range planning and OTB control * Experience and understanding of the product, sector and market * Excellent communication and negotiation skills This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking forward to boost your career furthermore, send us a copy of your up to date 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.