Role details

Product Manager - Baby Boys

England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • European Opportunity
  • International Fashion Retail

About Our Client

Our Client are a well known retail fashion business based in Europe.

Job Description

You will have the following key accountability's or experience within buying for Baby/Toddler/childrenswear:

* Planning and trading experience within childrenswear, spotting best seller, worst sellers etc.

* Collection definition: Use own knowledge about trends in the market and about production possibilities in order to contribute to a market sensitive collection (pre-season) that can be produced on time at a reasonable cost and at the best possible margin.

* Provide all samples on time and in line with the specifications.

* Suppliers- Know the strengths and weaknesses of the suppliers within Knitwear and evaluate them in order to be able to decide where an order should best be placed and contribute to reliable, mutually profitable and socially and environmentally responsible manufacturing sources.

* Orders - Negotiate prices, place and track orders, if necessary take corrective actions in order to receive the merchandise at the right quality, on time, at the lowest possible cost, taking into account the code of conduct.

* Time lines - Determine and follow-up all the time lines (from collection sketches till order placement), taking into account different lead times, take corrective actions when necessary so that the merchandise can be available on time.

* Market visits - Visit competitors, own stores, suppliers in order to get more information about what is the correct product or not, about trends, etc.

The Successful Applicant

Our client are looking for a buyer who has worked within childrenswear for a fashion retailer previously. the role will require the candidate to manage large budgets and the ability to manage a large international supply base. The role will be demanding therefore it is imperative the successful candidate enjoys working under pressure and to tight timescales.

What's on Offer

Attractive salary plus benefits and relocation.

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