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Assistant Buyer - Footwear

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Footwear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95482
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.67162.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 01, 2014 08:41

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Buyer to join the Head office of a a fast fashion multi-product retailer within their footwear department. You must have the following skills and experience: * Working within a Buying team and developing your own ranges. * Sourcing, selecting and negotiating with suppliers to obtain optimum product, prices and terms of contract. * Attending trade shows within the UK and Europe * A good understanding of the principles of buying, Merchandising and other relevant Head Office departments in order to communicate effectively with all colleagues and meet set deadlines. * Communicating with both design and merchandising teams. You will be: * Currently working at Assistant Buyer level across a commercial footwear category within another leading fashion retailer. * Commercially aware of the current market and be able to share your knowledge confidently with others. * Able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. * Experienced in working within a fast paced environment This is the perfect role for an experienced Assistant Buyer who is looking for a challenge. This is a very rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer. 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.