Lifestyle Clothing Buyer

City of London
£35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
03 Mar 2012
31 Mar 2012
Lauren Nicoll
Skill Set
Job Type

Lifestyle Clothing Buyer

This established outdoor high street retailer has a portfolio of over 145 stores throughout the UK and this year alone they have opened up 29 more stores. They are a retailer who is currently dominating the outdoor and performance market, they are now looking for a buyer/senior buyer to join their team based in Central London.

As a buyer/senior buyer you will have experience working on casual and lifestyle wear, and specifically jersey and wovens. You will feel confident managing a junior team as well as negotiating with suppliers worldwide to source the best products and prices.

You will have a keen commercial eye and be passionate and dedicated to the product area. In order to be considered for the role, it is essential that you will have:

Previous experience working as a buyer in this product area
Technical outdoor knowledge would be a plus
Commercial awareness, excellent communication and negotiating skills
A desire to pursue a long term career in your next role
Excellent IT skills, including Excel

In return, you will be rewarded with a fantastic salary and excellent bonus and benefits package. You will also join the buying team of an established and successful retailer with the leading name in the outdoor apparel market.

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