Womenswear Buyer (Fixed Term Contract)

  • Job Reference: JS4513
  • Date Posted: 7 October 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Buying
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandisearch.com

Job Description

Our client is a British Heritage Retailer based in South West London.  They are currently looking for a Buyer with experience across ladieswear multi product. This is an excellent opportunity to join a Establish Brand at an exciting time of change and strategic progression.  This is a Contract position until summer 2020.

Womenswear Buyer (Fixed Term Contract) - The Role: 

  • Plan and agree the sales/margin and stock budget with the Merchandisers and General Managers.
  • Source, select and negotiate with suppliers to obtain optimum product, prices and terms of contract.
  • Undertake selection of all new products.
  • Gather, analyse and interpret product, market and customer information in order to forecast future demand patterns for supply chain requirements.
  • In conjunction with Merchandising, monitor and control the range to ensure budgeted stock turn, margin and profit targets are achieved.
  • Manage the range plan to maximize customer service levels.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Manager to ensure all promotions are executed correctly.
  • Work with the Trading and Marketing Managers to resolve commercial problems.
  • When required, conduct range presentations to the Board, General Mangers, Retail and Overseas Investors.
  • To have a full awareness of all legal and safety standards.
  • Supervise the workload and appraisal of a Buyer’s Assistant.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required.

 Womenswear Buyer (Fixed Term Contract) - The Candidate: 

  • Strong experience as a Junior Buyer within ladieswear
  • Knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing methods
  • Negotiation/influencing skills
  • Experience in budget & project management
  • Effective people management, team building and strong communication skills
  • Confident presentations skills with excellent attention to detail 

Womenswear Buyer (Fixed Term Contract) - The Package: 

  • Competitive, dependant on experience 

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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