Buyer - Ladieswear - North West

Ref: 7 Date Posted: Monday 11 Jan 2021
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Buyer – Ladies 

Manchester

My client is a premium fashion brand who are growing rapidly and have an amazing opportunity for someone equally amazing to join the existing hardworking team.  They are looking for a Multi-product Buyer to support across clothing and non-clothing categories

You will be making key strategic decisions to help drive the business forward.  Building the range using the range plans attributing and ensuring the designers have the correct information to create/design the ranges.  Working closely with the design and merchandising teams on a daily basis to ensure the range is balanced, profitable and commercial, highlighting to head of buying risks to sales.  Range plan building, attributing and analysis alongside merchandising to ensure the range is balanced, commercial and profitable.  Identify new departmental ways of working as the business grows to stay streamlined and productive

Developing strong relationships with a new supply base by working with design to place the right product at the right source.  You will  Identifying categories and product areas that require additional suppliers or where suppliers are not performing

Attend weekly Fit & buy meetings to ensure products are delivered on time Weekly analysis to identify missing products from the booked ranges, reporting back to the Head of Buying.  Regular competitor reviews to ensure pricing and range is in line with the market. Highlighting risks and opportunities.

Support the Junior members of the buying team to hit deadlines and develop their buying skills

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the Ladies fashion market and be highly trend driven.  Travel – Europe and FE as and when required by the business.