An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Accessories Buyer for a fast-fashion womenswear wholesaler to work with one of the biggest Jewellery & Accessories retailers on the high street.
Reporting into the Buying Manager, working alongside Merchandising and Design, you will be responsible for managing the label product development process, whilst accountable for driving sales.
Key Responsibilities and Requirements:-
Produce successful commercial ranges.
Setting the strategy.
Managing the own label product development process.
Accountable for driving sales through effective product sourcing, range building and negotiation.
Must display excellent market knowledge.
Possess good product development skills.
Have strong negotiation techniques.
Ability to build key supplier relationships.
Product development experience within a Fast-Fashion Buying role.
A background in own label Accessories, fragrance or beauty is preferred.
Full understanding of the Product/Buying Life Cycle or Critical Path.
Excellent communicator as you will be responsible for managing and developing a team, and working closely with many departments throughout the company such as QA, Design, Merchandising and Marketing.
Experience of travelling to the Far East and be able to introduce a specialist category supply base.
Due to the anticipated interest in this role, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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