Womenswear Buyer

  • Job Reference: JS4743
  • Date Posted: 20 August 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: South Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Buying
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandisearch.com

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a Brand who deliver a range of young ladies fashion and childrenswear.  They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Womenswear Buyer to join the team and work on an exciting, innovative, commercial collection for this Brand.

Womenswear Buyer - The Role:

Reviewing weekly sales, with a focus on the best and worst sellers and trade actions.
Presents relevant information in weekly trading meetings to directors and managers.
Presents ranges and price work in selection and sign off meetings
Is responsible for buying allocated areas of range within defined parameters.
Is proactive in building and maintaining strong supplier relationships, as well as driving cost price negotiations.
Works closely with merchandisers to ensure decisions based on accurate data and with specified framework.
Attend and conduct fit sessions with involvement in product development
Liaises with eCommerce and Marketing teams as necessary to ensure productive relationship.
Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 
Be a proficient user of Microsoft packages. 

Womenswear Buyer - The Role:

Someone who has a passion for fashion, a desire to add value to their collections
You must have the ability to pick up new knowledge quickly and have experience in having ownership of an area. 
You must be confident in presenting your findings and ideas, as well applying the knowledge and experience gained from your previous role.  Fashion related degree is essential
Experience working within womenswear fashion buying
A minimum of 3 years previous buying experience is essential
A creative individual with excellent organisational skills & a keen eye for design detail.
Experience of working on multi products.
Full driving license and own transport is essential

Womenswear Buyer - The Role:

- Competitive depending on experience

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