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Senior Footwear and Accessories Buyer

Job Title: Senior Footwear and Accessories Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95824
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 04, 2014 13:06

Job Description

This well known Fashion Retailer is looking for an exceptional Senior Footwear and Accessories Buyer to drive and add innovation to their growing business. As Senior Footwear and Accessories Buyer you will: * Oversee the development and delivery of seasonal buying strategies, ensuring products reflect the brand vision. * Use your strong commercial insight to keep up to date with the current trends and plan, buy and source merchandise accordingly. * Build and develop strong relationships with suppliers in order to negotiate the most competitive cost prices. * Train and develop the team to achieve their potential, focusing on the individual needs by working on development plans and continually reviewing. To be successful in this role you must: * Have a strong Buying background in either Footwear or Accessories (ideally both) in a fast paced environment and demonstrate a real passion and commitment to this market. * Demonstrate excellent leadership skills and can identify the individual training needs of more junior team members * Possess proven experience of successfully negotiating and influencing suppliers In return for your hard work you will receive an excellent salary and unparalleled opportunities for progression. If you will feel you have the suitable skills and experience please apply with your up to date CV today. 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.