Clothing and Footwear Buyer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Clothing and Footwear Buyer - East Midlands

An exciting Buying Opportunity with a retailer in the East Midlands offering a competitive salary where your key responsibility will be to source & arrange a selection of products in order to deliver against sales margin and stock targets in line with company budget and brand.

Your new company
This retailer is an established retailer with over 30 years in the industry and they have a number of stores based all around the U.K. They are looking for a Clothing and Footwear buyer to join the company and drive them through success. Working closely with the Merchandising team, you will manage the buying budget to plan and build the range.

Your new role
The main purpose of the role will be develop a commercial range in line with the company's objective, you will be responsible for maximising sales and profit through continually acquiring knowledge of customer and industry trends, global sourcing and working closely with suppliers. You will lead and manage the team to deliver a product range that meets the company financial targets and profit as well as product development that fulfils and exceeds customer requirements.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate for this role will have experience buying for clothing or footwear and they must have experience in Far East sourcing as well as an excellent understanding of current & upcoming trends and seasonality. You will be an excellent relationship builder and communicator from supplier to internal staff.

What you'll get in return
As well as working for a successful retailer in the East Midlands, you will receive a competitive salary, car allowance and other great benefits. You will also be working in a modern head office within a friendly working environment.

What you need to do now
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