Buyer/Selector - Luxury Childrenswear

Recruiter
trpRecruitment
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious company, proactively managing the sales and effective range planning for their Designer Childrenswear division.

The ideal candidate will have several years’ experience within buying luxury children’s wear brands whilst being able to thrive in a fast paced environment.

Main responsibilities of this role will include:

- Proactively managing sales, inventory and margin through effective range planning, buying and inventory management
- Working with leading luxury fashion brands along with new upcoming brands
- Building innovative product ranges that excite the customer and maintain the company’s competitive edge
- Work closely with the Retail, Merchandising, Marketing and Technical services teams
- Monitor the  performance against financial objectives for the department
- Develop & maintain vendor relationships and manage their performance
- Analyse & interpret sales figures & trends to make business decisions
- Full responsibility for achieving margin targets
- Conduct competitive-shop reports to critique merchandise, mix, price points & new labels
- Plan, manage & control mark downs
- Identify & resolve any stock issues

Person requirements:

- Must have previous buying/Selector experience and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Previous experience essential buying  children’s wear brands from super though to contemporary brands
- Strong written and verbal communicator
- First class organisational and planning skills, always thinking ahead
- Possess excellent  grammatical and numerical skills
- A keen team player