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Head of Buying-Fashion

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Recruiter
Fashion And Retail Personnel
Posted
25 February 2012
Closes
24 March 2012
Ref
CG27094
Contact
Carly Gribble
Job Type
Salary
£100000 - £120000 per annum

Further information

Head of Buying The Candidate-

*The ability to lead a highly motivated buying team
*Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
*The ability to work within tight deadlines
*The ability to think strategically and make sound business decisions to achieve desired results
*The ability to adapt to a very fast paced and commercial environment
*Degree level education preferably in a marketing, retail or business-related subject
*Broad background in head office retail merchandising
*A strong financial understanding including margins, profit, sales and inventory management
*Experience of managing budgets and effectively forecasting business
*Strong commercial awareness and experience of leading successful negotiations across multiple categories
*Experience of building strong and professional supplier relationships with existing and new suppliers
*Comfortable working on branded and private label fashion


Head of Buying The Role-
*To lead, manage and develop a buying team
* To set direction and be accountable for the daily management of the Buying team, in order to maximise net profit contribution to the company
*Will be responsible for the entire Fashion & Accessories category

Head of Buying The Package-
*A generous salary with a full benefits package. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company of which has worldwide presence amongst mid-market fashion

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF RESPONSES, ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED
Fashion and Retail Personnel is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Fashion And Retail Personnel