Senior Buyer- Accessories

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South East England | Ref: BBBH15138

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Additional benefits

Senior Buyer- Accessories

£50-60,000 + Additional Benefits

Role Profile

My client, a leading Lifestyle Fashion retailer, is looking for a Senior Buyer for Accessories to join their team, my client is committed to the staff, and is committed to developing talent, ensuring all staff have the opportunity to be part of something special with the Company.

  • Work closely with the Merchandiser to establish key financial parameters by department and agree with Heads of Departments.
  • Work closely with Senior Designer to map out the brand design direction and handwriting, creating and developing seasonal ranges, delivering the product strategy of the brand.
  • Plan seasonal pricing and promotional policy together with senior Merchandiser in line with strategy and feed into the company business calendar.
  • Work alongside the Design manager to oversee the photo shoots, VM guidelines and windows, ensuring they reflect the range objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that in season activity maximises profitability, whilst maintaining efficient controls of OTB and commitment.
  • Responsible for the management and development of 3 Direct Reports, motivate and manage the Buying team.

Skills & Experience

  • Successful development & implementation of buying strategy.
  • Understanding of the supply chain and product life cycle
  • Use of CIMS & Excel.
  • Understanding of garment/footwear construction.
  • Excellent brand and market awareness.
  • Passionate about products
  • Strong negotiation skills to achieve targets.
  • Team Management Leadership & task delegation skills
  • Highly numerical - able to interpret data to determine decision making, work to budgets and financial plans.

Client information

My client is a leading Lifestyle Fashion retailer.

Remuneration

  • 25 days holiday
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension contribution
  • Healthcare
  • Staff discount

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