Product Developer - Jewellery & Accessories

Location
London
Salary
£31000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
02 Jul 2018
Closes
30 Jul 2018
Ref
A0/300618
Contact
Alison O'Callaghan
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is a luxury Jewellery & Accessories brand established in London and famous for their unique designs and high quality items. They are looking for a highly focused Product Developer to work alongside their upbeat design team.

The Role:

  • Work closely with the design team and ensure designs are created to expected standards, in line with the brand guidelines
  • Continuous product development of a large and diverse number of items
  • Source all products for the design and production of all jewellery collections and accessories
  • Negotiations with manufacturers/suppliers in the Far East and Europe
  • Monitor industry trends and evaluate competitors
  • Ensure products are designed cost effectively
  • Collaborate and share product knowledge with the Sales and QA team
  • Provide guidance on products to the Retail teams
  • Work with the Managing Director on product selection
  • Assist the Design team in the launch of collections
  • Assist with the costing of products as required

The Candidate:

  • 3 years' experience within the jewellery sector in London
  • Strong negotiating and problem-solving skills
  • Commercially focused and delivering to budget and targets
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Ensure requests and deliveries are met through the critical path
  • In depth understanding of jewellery manufacturing in the Far East
  • Methodical approach and seeing projects through to completion

The Package:

  • Salary up to £40,000 (depending on experience)

Due to the high volume of applicants for this role we will only be able to contact shortlisted candidates.

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