Role details

Assistant Buyer - Men's & Kid's

London   •   £28,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • International retailer in Zone 1 London
  • Seeking Established Assistant Buyers in both men's and kidswear

About Our Client

  • A leading high-street retailer with enormous presence internationally is looking to continue its growth with additional headcount into their buying team.
  • This is a business that looks to promote individuals as soon as they're ready rather than needing to wait for a vacancy to come up.

Job Description

  • Working closely with the Buyer/Senior Buyer to develop product, range build, sign off and be involved in strategy development.
  • Work with the Designers and Suppliers to develop samples and build a commercial range.
  • Be involved in fit sessions
  • Preparing and presenting weekly department sales information and samples for trade meetings
  • Managing the supplier relationships - negotiating with suppliers and reviewing supplier performance
  • Involvement in managing relationships internally across various divisions including web, digital, international

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of working within a fast paced fashion retailer
  • Either operating at a Senior Buying Assistant level or already at an Assistant Buyer level
  • A background in either menswear or kidswear
  • Some experience in managing or at least mentoring others
  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • An ability to perform well under pressure
  • A self-starter who is able to work without direction when necessary
  • An excellent communicator
  • A passion for trend and product
  • Ambitious and keen to progress

What's on Offer

A competitive salary with a business that is growing and hugely focused on promoting from within

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