JOB TITLE: Buyer - Ladieswear; Menswear; Fashion Retail


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Cardiff
Job Reference : 9112SB Job Category : Fashion
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/11/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £60000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title: Buyer - Retail; Ladieswear; Menswear Location: Cardiff Salary: £40,000-£47,000 - Menswear £50,000-£60,000 - Ladieswear The Role: As the Buyer you will be expected to source, develop, buy and deliver a specific range of products at the right cost, time and the right place to achieve Company profit. Based in the Cardiff area


Job Description

Job Title: Buyer - Retail; Ladieswear; Menswear
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £40,000-£47,000 - Menswear
£50,000-£60,000 - Ladieswear

The Role:
As the Buyer you will be expected to source, develop, buy and deliver a specific range of products at the right cost, time and the right place to achieve Company profit. Based in the Cardiff area the main duties include:

*Plan and agree the sales/margin and stock budget with the Merchandisers and General Managers
*Source, select and negotiate with suppliers to obtain optimum product, prices and terms of contract
*Undertake selection of all new products
*Gather, analyse and interpret product, market and customer information in order to forecast future demand patterns for supply chain
*Liaise with Marketing Manager to ensure all promotions are executed correctly
*Conduct range presentations to the Board, General Managers and overseas investors if required
*In conjunction with Merchandising, monitor and control the range to ensure budgeted stock turn, margin and profit targets are achieved

The Candidate:

We are looking for 2 Buyers - 1 to manage the Ladieswear range and one to manage the Menswear range. Previous Buying experience with Ladieswear or Menswear is essential. The successful Buyer must be happy to travel overseas and throughout the UK as required. A degree, or equivalent, in a fashion/textiles/business degree is needed. Product and fabric knowledge within the textiles and fashion industry is a pre-requisite for this position.

The Company:

This is a large retail organisation with a well recognised brand which currently boasts over 500 stores nationwide. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, friendly team within the fashion retail sector.



Job Keywords

Buyer; Retail; Ladieswear; Menswear



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Fashion recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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