Womenswear Buyer (United Kingdom,Harrogate)



Womenswear Buyer- Tailoring Soft Separates Dresses Jersey Fashion Accessories My client has a requirement for a Womenswear Buyer. As Womenswear Buyer you will be responsible for the sourcing development and selection of product range. You will be reporting to the Head of Buying and liasising with external suppliers on a daily basis. Responsibilities include The sourcing development and selection of a range of product which delivers both the commercial and brand Kpis working closely with design and Qa- Create and manage a range plan in conjunction with the merchandise team to deliver all financial Kpis- Analyse sales data and customer buying patterns to identify gaps and trends to maximize sales opportunities through all sales channels catalogue web and retail- Keeping up to date with market trends and reacting to changes- Work closely with suppliers to ensure effective long term partnerships both in the UK and overseas UK and Overseas travel is a requirement- Seek out and review new suppliers manufacturers when required negotiating advantageous terms of contract- Working with design and Qa to ensure the best possible quality and fit is achieved in line with financial targets quality standards and critical paths- Work with the creative team and Qa to ensure that photographic reproduction quality on all catalogues and offers matches product and that product copy is accurate- Understand the target customer market place and key competitors- Regular competitor analysis of price and offer- Create and manage all relevant documentation to ensure accurate administration of data for other departments and suppliers Person Specification- Ideally a graduate with a degree in a related area- A minimum of 3 seasons experience at buyer level being in control of own womenswear range in a Head Office environment suitable areas of responsibility include tailoring soft separates dresses jersey and fashion accessories Experience in a multi channel organization would also be desirable- Knowledge of higher end womenswear would be an advantage OrganisationMy client is a premium ladies retailer based in Harrogate. They are specialists in their filed with a fantastic reputation within their industry. They are looking to offer a salary of up to £35000 per annum along with other benefits.If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today