Head of Buying- Fashion Accessories

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London | Ref: BBBH12416

£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

Role Title

Head of Buying- Fashion Accessories

London

£60,000-£70,000

Role Profile

My client, a hugely successful and well known premium/luxury retailer with an expanding global presence, is looking to appoint a Head of Buying to join their head office team based in London. Reporting into the Buying Director you will be responsible for the overall buying function. This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and established Senior Buyer or Buying Manager looking for an exciting new challenge.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the seasonal buy budget and buy strategy
  • Work closely with other teams in the business including Merchandising and Design
  • Work alongside the Buying Director and the Merchandising Director
  • Continually assess product range with key competitors
  • Monitor, report and react to product sales performance
  • Regularly reviewing performance indicators
  • Line management responsibility of the Buying team
  • Present regular range reviews to Senior Management
  • Negotiate with supplier base to ensure best price and margin for the product

Skills & Experience

  • Currently working at Senior Buyer/Buying Manager level for a fast paced fashion/premiun retailer
  • Proven success at buying and trading own area
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent Excel, Word and Outlook skills

Client information

My client is a a hugely successful and well known premium/luxury retailer with an expanding global presence.

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