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Menswear Buyer

Job Title: Menswear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Africa
Salary: £40 - £60K Per Annum + Bonus, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89144
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2012 11:47

Job Description

This leading South African retailer is currently on the look out for a successful menswear buyer to join their head office team. With hundreds of stores operating throughout major South African cities, our client offers you the opportunity to help grow what is already a well respected retailer. You will be responsible for buying part of the menswear range and must use an eye for detail and a passion for fashion to stay one step ahead of competitors. You will travel extensively to the Far East to meet with suppliers therefore a strong background in sourcing and strong negotiation skills is imperative to acheive the best price for product. In this role you will manage a small team while working alongside the creative design team to put together the most up to date trends. You may either be at buyer or buying manager level. Experience of having sourced large volumes from the Far East is essential along with a strong demonstration of commercial awareness. The preferred candidate will also have experience buying menswear with a similar blue chip retailer or brand.The company offers you the chance of a lifetime to work in a fast pace environment and to develop your career working alongside some of the most talented buyers in the industry. Full relocation assistance and an attractive salary and benefits scheme is on offer for the right candidate. Please send your applications through as soon as possible in time for shortlisting.