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Buyer - Ladies Dresses

Job Title: Buyer - Ladies Dresses
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90988
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: March 21, 2013 15:47

Job Description

Fantastic Ladieswear Buyer is required to join of the fastest growing fashion retailers based in the North of England. * You will be accountable for the ladieswear dresses department whilst providing ongoing support to the Senior Buyer with team development. * You will have a thorough understanding of the commercial ladieswear market and be able to share this with the team, ensuring that all products within your range are on trend and more appealing than those of competitors. * You shall be expected to undertake regular travel, including to the Far East, where you will meet and negotiate with suppliers. * You will be comfortable with using the WSSI to make informed and strategic decisions in conjunction with the merchandising team. The successful candidate must have: * Proven experience managing budgets and range buying at Junior Buyer or Buyer level within a fast fashion retail environment. * Experience across ladieswear, enabling you to build successful ranging that will meet and exceed the customers needs and expectations. * The ability to work to short lead times and also thrive to work in a fast paced and autonomous environment. * Far East travel experience. * A good understanding of the principles of buying, merchandising and other relevant head office departments in order to be a strong all round team member. * Passion for ladieswear and the brand which they would represent - this is vital as you would be coming in to a very motivated and driven head office team. This is an exciting challenge for a buying professional to join a highly ambitious and growing fashion retailer who can provide excellent career progression opportunities. 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.