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Ladies Essentialswear Buyer

Job Title: Ladies Essentialswear Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91950
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: March 19, 2013 10:44

Job Description

Due to ongoing growth this progressive fashion retailer seeks to appoint an experienced Ladieswear Buyer to its team to cover a fixed term contract. This role will cover a range of Ladieswear essentials including Swimwear, Nightwear and Lingerie. As the Ladieswear Buyer, your key responsibilities will be to: * Travel and source garments from the Far East will play a major part of this role, where you will meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently. * Manage and oversee the work of junior members. * Use WSSI to make key strategic decisions and aid you to work closely with the merchandise team. * Report back findings and key information whilst at trading meetings to other buyers and director. To be considered you must: * Be commercially aware of the current Ladieswear market and be able to share your knowledge confidently with others. * Have experience at Buyer level within Ladieswear or as a Junior Buyer with direct ownership for your own ranges across a high volume Ladieswear category. * Have previous Far East sourcing experience. * Have knowledge and experience of buying Ladies' essential ranges covering Swim, Lingerie or Nightwear from a fast fashion UK retailer. * Be hands on and not afraid to get involved within all areas of the buying process. This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious ladieswear buying professional who is looking for an interim contract as they require someone to start asap. 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.