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Sourcing Director

Job Title: Sourcing Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Turkey
Salary: £150000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94621
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: March 07, 2014 17:46

Job Description

International Fashion group looking to appoint a sourcing and procurements director to lead the development of their fashion ranges. The Role * Evolve the Production Team to efficiently translate the designs into highly standardized tech packs and patterns * Provide direction for all product creation teams to assure proper execution of all prototypes/samples in set timelines. * Communicate the design direction and its technical translation to suppliers to enable them to create the requested product in the requested lead times and the needed execution and price level. * Ensure samples address desired functions, look, cost and manufacturability, including checking for quality, size, fit and adherence to standards. * Map the Apparel Production Division's needs and drive the development and execution of an apparel sourcing strategy for all collections to meet the company objectives relating to quality, volume, cost, delivery and style of sourced products. * Continuously improve and re-evaluate the purchasing activities concerning private label apparel. * Organize and evolve the sourcing vendor base to meet the global vision and establish strategic, tactical and operational requirements. * Constantly evolve and update the supplier base to cover all of the Brand’s product needs as well as the strategic direction of the company. * Ensure on-time in full ex-factory/delivery through active order management; build production process infrastructure where needed. * Develop and coordinate supplier performance tracking (with regards to delivery and quality) based on existing frameworks and develop new performance tracking and reporting tools where needed. * Support the development and implementation of appropriate costing frameworks for apparel (in close cooperation with Costing Teams of Operations Apparel). The ideal candidate will be coming from a leading fashion retailer with excellent exposure in product development and apparel sourcing. 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.