Senior Product Developer 'Outerwear'

Vohs and Co Retail Recruitment
United Kingdom
Up to £55,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting European opportunity for a dynamic Product Developer/Account Manager to join a very successful Design Studio supplying large Global brands across North America and Europe. Working with Fast Fashion across Ladies & Mens with a particular focus on Outerwear. The successful candidate must have a strong understanding fashion supply chain with at least 5 years’ experience in a Product Development/Account Management position, coming from a design background would always be an advantage.

Key characteristics for the position:-

  • Develop and maintain sales for key accounts of which the candidate will have complete ownership
  • Responsibility for driving newness, innovation and fashion
  • Understanding key trends and having the ‘eye’ for fashion and being aware of design driven fashion at luxury levels that can be translated to high street buys/products
  • Good commercial understanding of retail buying including margins and working with merchandisers and buyers for optimising open to buy
  • Able to work under pressure and within a fast paced environment
  • The ability to take the commercial initiative, driving new opportunities within business by way of product developing
  • Excellent communication skills with a good attention to detail
  • Ability to travel world-wide
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Understanding and prioritising workloads
  • Confident and outgoing

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