Menswear Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1247828865
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting for a Menswear Assistant Buyer to work for a leading young menswear brand in Manchester.

Your new company
An exciting opportunity has come up for an ambitious Menswear Assistant Buyer to work for a leading menswear brand in the city centre of Manchester. They are a fast-growing Menswear Brand looking to grow their small team and are looking for a Buyer to work alongside the designers and owner to produce the best range for the brand.

Your new role
You will be reporting into the Owner/Managing Director, working alongside Design and Technical to produce a successful commercial range You will do this by providing accurate data, excellent sample management and commercial awareness. Part of your role will involve competitor shopping online, to benchmark the company's range and that of their competitors, identifying any in seasonal promotions, product opportunities, or new brands. During range reviews, you will collect and provide data on the performance of the range to present back to owner to help support in range sign off. Sample management will feature heavily in your day, you will manage the outgoing and incoming post, and ensuring samples are posted and arrive on time to ensure the critical path is not delayed. An understanding of the critical path will be beneficial here as you will be monitoring this and moving product through it when samples are processed and approvals are made. You will be an ambassador for the brand so you will have to maintain a good working relationship with all teams within the company.

What you'll need to succeed
This role is a Buyer level, you will need experience within a Menswear Buying role ideally working for a young menswear brand and have a full understanding of the Product/Buying Life Cycle or Critical Path. You should be able to manage your own time and workload as there may be conflicting priorities you will have to manage during your day. You will have to be a good communicator as you will be working closely with many departments throughout the company such as QA, Design, Merchandising and Marketing.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary, good benefits & incentives and the opportunity to grow with a leading brand in the industry.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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