Womenswear Buyer

Recruiter
Zachary Daniels
Location
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salary
£40,000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1160516896
Zachary Daniels are exclusively partnered with one of the UK's fastest growing fashion retailers, looking to appoint a Clothing Buyer into the team. Operating as a multi channel retailer both within the UK and Internationally, the Head Office team offers a fun, vibrant, passionate and fast paced environment. With results to be proud of and a very clear vision, our client shows no signs of slowing down Having really invested in the team over the last few years, now is the time to bring in an experienced Buyer to be responsible for the Clothing range. In the position of Clothing Buyer, you will be responsible for the following: Identify a compelling and competitive range that will excite our customers by understanding and interpreting product trends Use highly developed negotiation skills to negotiate best cost price to achieve departmental margin targets whilst reacting to market conditions Full cradle to grave development, from concept through to buying, making any necessary changes to react to the market Work with Design team to develop ideas and source accordingly from FE and Europe Provides clear development specifications to supplier base Develop exceptional relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externally Work hand in hand with Merchandising function to analyse sales and forecast accurately Predicts emerging trends to increase market share Review supplier performance and visit regularly Lead, mentor, coach and inspire junior team About you: First and foremost, passion and a desire to succeed must be in abundance. Our client is so incredibly proud of all they have achieved and their ambition to further excel in this market is evident. It is expected that successful candidates will offer the following: Extensive Buying experience within a fast paced fashion retailer Up to date knowledge of current market place and competitors Skilled negotiation techniques and influencing skills Hands on experience of supply chain issues, lead times, supplier capability and flexibility ·Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the business Fashion related degree or business degree If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply today BBBH13656

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