Assistant Buyer - Womenswear

Recruiter
Hays Retail
Location
England, London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
3203350
Contact
Jasmine Glen
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Assistant Buyer - Womenswear, London, Competitive Salary, High-Street Retailer, Exciting Opportunity!

Our client, an industry leading global brand, has an opening for an Assistant Buyer to join their high-performing buying team.

Our client is looking for a talented, confident, motivated individual with excellent communication and negotiation skills, to help manage ownership of a range of categories within womenswear. Our client would love to hear from candidates from a retail background, with experience in fashion buying. Your responsibilities will include:
  • The opportunity to manage a Buyers Admin Assistant
  • Working with multiple teams including merchandisers and suppliers to ensure correct delivery of strategy and successful performance of your category
  • Product development
  • Analysing your categories' performance, making changes where needed
  • Planning marketing activity to drive growth within your category sales
  • Targeting customers to create opportunities for the business
  • Developing and maintaining good relationships with suppliers as well as building new relationships


In order to be considered for this exciting position, it is essential that you have:
  • Experience in fashion buying, high-street brands are preferred
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • The ability to network
  • IT proficiency - MS Excel, Office etc.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-working and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Drive and determination
  • Commercial awareness of fashion mass trends
  • Creative flair
  • A passion for retail


This organisation can offer great career progression and huge potential for anyone looking to develop their buying skills within fashion. The client is offering a competitive salary, dependent on experience.

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