Role details

Branded Buying Opportunities

Manchester   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Our client is a growing International Fashion retailer based in the North.
  • Interested in speaking with Branded Buyers (all levels).

About Our Client

Our client is a Fashion Multichannel Retailer based in the North West, after phenomenal growth and success in the UK market they firmly believe they can achieve the same market leading reputation with customers and brands in Mainland Europe.

Job Description

You will deliver the company and department strategy for being first for fashion and first for trend through:

  • Range building your department to deliver sales and profit plans and in turn lead to a consistently high customer experience.
  • The analysis of departmental performance and effective reactions to the information gathered, maximising commercial opportunities.
  • Keeping up to date with both on-line and bricks and mortar competitor activity in each market, reviewing product strategy in light of competitor activity/initiatives.
  • Regularly reviewing and evolving the Brand portfolio taking into consideration delivery limitations, whilst driving expectations of quality, lead time and price/value.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Provide leadership, fostering an environment of continual development and coaching of the team.

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous experience at Senior Assistant, Junior Buyer or Buyer levels.
  • Branded Buying experience is essential
  • Management of a team at Buyer level
  • Experience in a fast fashion environment
  • Supplier/Brand Management
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues, suppliers and others at all levels
  • Awareness of current and future trends, knowledge of brands appropriate to target market and understanding of what is happening in retail/ internationally.
  • High organisation skills, able to use initiative and to work in pressurised, fast paced environment.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Computer literate able to use both word and excel applications.

What's on Offer

Competitive Package.

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