Head of Buying-Fashion

Location
London
Salary
£100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted
25 Feb 2012
Closes
24 Mar 2012
Ref
CG27094
Contact
Carly Gribble
Function
Buyer
Job Type
Permanent
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.