A Buying Manager working for a Major Fashion and Homewares Retailer
A Buying Manager job in the Yorkshire area offering a competitive salary where your key responsibilities will be to manage the current fashion team and meet current & future sales, margin and stock targets within budget.
Your new company
My client is a Multi-channel and reputable retailer in Yorkshire who are looking for a Buying Manager to join their strong team of buyers and drive the company through success. They have many years of experience within the business and are looking for a Buying Manager to deliver a fashion, product range which satisfies customer requirements and delivers the core values & attributes of the Brand.
Your new role
You will be working closely with the Merchandising Manager managing sales targets from 'Open to Buy' and range reviews. You will constantly maintain a thorough market knowledge and awareness of changes in the ranges of your competitors and ensuring that you are producing a commercial range appropriate to the profile of the target customer. You will also managing & developing the supply base, working with the Merchandiser and QA to develop, review and gain agreement for the department strategy and targets for each product area to achieve sales and profit plans. You will also be agreeing objectives with direct reports (Assistant Buyer and Buying Admin) manage their performance and provide advice and guidance so they can work effectively and develop within their roles.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have proven experience at Buyer level in a Retail environment and experience of fashion buying. You will have a high level of range planning and range building skills as well as Overseas sourcing experience. My client are also looking for someone who has related product and competitor product knowledge and experience, or easily transferrable skills to this.
What you'll get in return
As well as working for a successful, major retailer in the Yorkshire area, you will gain great experience training throughout your journey with this company. You will receive staff discount on fashion and homewares, company bonus and flexible working hours.
What you need to do now
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