Role details

Buying Director

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fast moving, growing ladieswear omni channel retailer
  • Newly created Buying Director position for this fast fashion ladieswear business

About Our Client

Our client is a popular, leading ladieswear omni channel retailer. They are fun to work for and their product and marketing is stand out in the sector.

Job Description

  • Develop seasonal product strategies that enhance the brand and drive revenue and margin.
  • Work closely with design to identify key trends, silhouettes and colour palettes and reactive quickly to emerging opportunities
  • Continually review process to ensure that the business is fast and first
  • Liaise with merchandising to formulate budgets
  • Aggressively trade the business by driving and implementing initiatives to reach company's financial goal
  • Manage supplier relationships, guidelines and performance
  • Mentor and develop the merchandising team via a career development framework

The Successful Applicant

You will be:

  • An experienced buying professional with management experience
  • Agile intellect, flexible work style with the ability to work in a rapid paced, energised environment
  • Experience of e commerce and multi channel range planning with awareness of the global competitor set
  • Creative ability who works well within a design lead a environment
  • Analytical thinker with strong business acumen with the ability to use innovation to solve complex problems
  • Manages budgets and projects effectively and can communicate status clearly
  • Ability to drive, negotiate, question, evaluate and communicate ideas and initiatives
  • A natural leader who inspires and creates consensus within a talented team
  • Strong team player who is driven to succeed and draws inspiration from working collaboratively with others

What's on Offer

Attractive salary and compensation, plus relocation package for the role

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