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Assistant Buyer - Boyswear (9 month FTC)

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Boyswear (9 month FTC)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95489
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.19377.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 01, 2014 10:58

Job Description

My client is a leading UK retailer going from strength to strength, they currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented experienced Assistant Buyer to join their head office team. Working within the childrenswear department, the ideal candidate will have experience in developing boyswear ranges. Please note this role is a 9 month FTC. As Assistant Buyer, your responsibilities will include; * Working closely with the buyer you will be developing and delivering the product range. * Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers. * Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends. * Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity. * Budget management within the product category. To be successful, you will have; * An excellent level of commercial awareness with a passion for childrenswear. * Own-label apparel buying experience from another leading UK retailer, ideally within boyswear or menswear as an Assistant Buyer. * Trend awareness and strong creativity. * Excellent communication skills. This is a truly unique opportunity to be part of a leading UK retailer, and work within a fast-paced and hugely successful head office team. If you are an experienced Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge this could be a perfect move. Apply now with a 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.