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Buyer - Womenswear

Location: WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 45000 - 50000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Retail Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3085753
Buyer (Womenswear) – Highstreet Fashion – Watford area – Upto £50k

Reporting directly into the Head of Buying for this successful high-street client, I’m currently recruiting for a Womenswear Buyer.

As the Buyer you will be responsible for formulating and delivering the category plan, including achieving sales and profitability targets, working with and attaining new suppliers and developing the range to meet business requirements.

The Role:
• Help to deliver budgeted gross and net sales, and margin and gross margin
• Identifying new product development opportunities
• Source and purchase merchandise to meet customer needs in terms of choice, price and innovation
• Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the market, supplier base, competitors and changing customer requirements for all products/services within the category
• Working cross functionally with other key areas of the business.
• Develop and maintain supplier relationships
• Introduce new suppliers

The Candidate:
• A strong career in Fashion buying, within fast paced retailers
• Work with logistics to ensure quickest possible delivery times
• Develop strategic supplier relationships with suppliers
• Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
• Ability to Plan, prioritise and focus on key issues.
• Self-starter and able to work to exacting deadlines.
• Strong leadership, decisive and tenacious
• Strong negotiation Skills
• Commercially astute

This role is fast moving and if you have the relevant skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a CV for immediate consideration

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