Ladieswear Buyer Fashion

Recruiter
Joe Browns Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
29 Jun 2019
Ref
1186953685
If you are passionate about fashion, motivated and have previous experience within a ladieswear buying function this could be the role for you We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Ladieswear Buyer to work in both a fast paced and dynamic role with an opportunity to gain excellent exposure within Joe Browns. This role would suit an experienced Ladieswear Buyer who is looking to progress to the next level Previous experience of working within a fashion buying environment is essential. Job Purpose: To establish a product offer that meets our target customer expectations and is in line with our agreed brand direction – delivering the business needs in terms of sale, service, margin and returns Responsibilities: · To ensure our knowledge of competitors and market trends is used to define ranges and identify new opportunities for sales growth · Arrange and manage supplier meetings to develop / source products and negotiate prices to achieve overall GM% targets. · Prepare range finalisation in line with range control plans · Oversee the set-up of all style details are loaded ensuring 100% accuracy. · Place all initial orders in line with forecasts and agreed minimum quantities ensuring delivery dates pre-catalogue launch will be achieved. · Provide information to creative for catalogue production · Check catalogue layouts/ pages ensuring complete accuracy. Technical knowledge required · In depth knowledge of Ladieswear garment manufacture and retail. · Knowledge of what makes a product on brand · An in-depth knowledge of the fit and sealing process for garments · In depth knowledge of the planning & trading complexities associated with multi-channel retailing of own branded merchandise · Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly · Strong numerical and analytical skills to optimise trading performance · Able to fully utilise the relevant IT support systems, and to be conversant with standard business desktop applications · The ability to paginate product to maximise sales · Far East Experience and knowledge of the different strengths for each market. Core Values required: This role would suit a team player with a positive attitude who is prepared to roll their sleeves up and lead by example. · They enjoy and believe in what they do – or they don’t do it. · They are fair, well-mannered and respectful, never weak. · They help each other to succeed – colleagues, partners and customers. · They are creative and push boundaries – they don’t just accept · They create a positive environment. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86954559

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