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Senior Footwear Buyer – French speaking

Job Title: Senior Footwear Buyer – French speaking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: France
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95072
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SAW.56143.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 13, 2014 09:35

Job Description

A major, growing international retail business has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Footwear Buyer to join their team in France. As the Buying Manager, you will take over the following responsibilities: * Developing and executing a comprehensive buying strategy for the shoes category * Developing the product range to maximise sales, product lifecycle margin and brand image * Collaborating with the Design Team to structure season range * Working closely with the Merchandising Team to produce delivery and volume forecasts * Training and developing the members of the Buying Team To be the successful candidate for this vacancy, the following qualifications are required: * Degree level education * Previous experience at Buyer/Manager level within a similar retail business * Strong commercial acumen * Fluent French communication skills is a must * Excellent people management skills * Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills This is a fantastic opportunity for career progression in a world class business which comes with a rewarding package. If you see yourself fit for this role, send us you 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.