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Buyer - Fashion/Sportswear

Location:

Leeds, UK

Type of Job:

Full time, permanent

Published By:

RH/MB15385

Published Date:

17 May 2021, 10:00:00

Key Skills & Experience:
· Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
· A quick learner who can process lots of information and prioritise action
· 3 to 5 years' experience in fashion buying experience is essential
· Relevant degree preferred but not essential
· Clear communicator
· Works well under pressure
· Wide range of product knowledge
· Excellent organisational and time management skills
· Proven ability to work on own initiative and independently
· Highly self-motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic individual
· Effective negotiation skills
· Proficient in Microsoft Office

Benefits

About us

Address

Leeds, UK

About the job

An amazing opportunity has become available for a passionate Buyer working for a forward thinking, modern, trendy - fast growing leading athleisure and performance wear company based in Leeds with sales of in excess of £20m through an excellent online presence and market leading retail partners.

The management team believe this investment plan can unlock up to 50% growth in 2021 and then onto annual revenues of £60m within 3 years.

The ideal Buyer will be passionate, enthusiastic and hardworking with an eye for detail, driven by a love for product and fashion. The successful candidate will thrive from working in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.

Role Profile:
· Accountable for development and growth of product ranges
· Management of critical path across various product categories/COOs
· Confidently able to present ranges to Sales team/Directors in sign off meetings and range reviews
· Good problem solver, timekeeper and negotiator
· Ability to identify new opportunities whether that be product based, within sourcing or with existing processes
· Understanding the marketplace, target customer and key competitors
· Monitors and maintains stock alongside Merchandiser, ability to react quickly to challenging market conditions
· Working alongside design to develop new and exciting product ranges to produce a profitable product portfolio
· Confident communicator reporting key information to Head of Buying and Directors
· Supporting the development of the Assistant Buyer
· Close working relationship with sales, design, garment tech, marketing and Ecom.

The ideal Candidate:
Doers - own it with high energy and make it happen
Determined - 'get back up' again… and again…
Creative - spot opportunities not obvious to the rest
Humble - best ideas win and we're always learning
Smart - high IQ and EQ
Positive - you can wake up and choose who you're going to be that day

This is an excellent opportunity which offers amazing prospects, please send you CV without delay!

Requirements

Key Skills & Experience:
· Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
· A quick learner who can process lots of information and prioritise action
· 3 to 5 years' experience in fashion buying experience is essential
· Relevant degree preferred but not essential
· Clear communicator
· Works well under pressure
· Wide range of product knowledge
· Excellent organisational and time management skills
· Proven ability to work on own initiative and independently
· Highly self-motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic individual
· Effective negotiation skills
· Proficient in Microsoft Office

Benefits

Casual dress
Company pension
Employee discount
On-site parking
Full-time

Salary: £35,000.00-£45,000.00 per year

Address

Leeds, UK