Fashion Retail Buyer

  • by Amdas
  • Location Feltham, Middlesex, UK
  • Salary £45,000 - £60,000 / year
  • 36 days ago
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Job Description:

The client; is a travel retailer and this role would be working mainly from their head office near Heathrow but also visiting another office in Southampton a few days a week

The role; to deliver the fashion categories (including; named sporting brands, named fashion/outdoor brands etc)

Your duties would include

  • Managing a team of 4 staff based
  • Buying management & accountability for fashion category
  • Develop and deliver the product strategy whilst maximising category performance through detailed analytical work.
  • Pro-actively manage the appropriate product range by store; delivering the category strategy to achieve sales, stock and margin budgets. Particular focus on range management
  • Implement and maintain pricing & promotional strategies
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships; maximising supplier performance, profitability and communications
  • Analyse category performance, and develop & implement solutions to maximise sales opportunities,
  • Manage supplier income database
  • Travel to suppliers plus some store visits

The ideal candidate will ideally have experience of;

  • A similar retail background with experience gained in a retail head office
  • Experience of brand management within a retail environment – product sourcing, development and merchandising principles
  • Strong supplier/ relationship building experience
  • Flair for fashion, understanding of current/new fashion trends – willing to explore new brands to add to the portfolio as well as exiting less successful brands
  • SAP system experience would be beneficial

 

Our client offers a good benefits package including bonus and a company car. This is coupled with an exciting and varied role in a progressive environment

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info plus car, bonus and benefits
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Retail, Wholesale
  • Years Experience 5+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)