Are you a Talented Creative Denim Buyer? Are you able to drive and grow your own brand? Can you influence designers to create incredible desirable fashionable and commercial product? We’re looking for an Experienced Denim Buyer to work for one of Europe funkiest fashion forward and trend setting retailers. Based at their fantastic state of the art offices in Amsterdam they ready to offer a talented buyer a DREAM ROLE to head up one of their Womenswear Denim Brands. If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity to work with this amazing brand with their young and energetic team get in touch ASAP. Call Andrew Kumah on 02074915328 or email andrew@cvukgroupdotcom TODAY!!! Please only REAL DENIM BUYERS apply!!
A new opportunity for a Buyer for Womens Bottoms within a global high street fashion brand based in Switzerland on a 1 year FTC About the Company... Our Client is a European brand which is globally recognized, with its Headoffices in Switzerland. About the Buyer Role... The ideal candidate will have: At least 3 years experience in Ladies Fast Fashion textile companies Excellent knowledge of trends Experience as a Buyer in bottoms/denim Good level of English. About You… Will have worked for a fast fashion retalier Able to relocate to Switzerland If this Buyer for Womans Bottoms role interests you, please apply by submitting your CV.
Buyer - £50,000 plus excellent package – Berkshire Based An excellent opportunity has arisen within an established food client who is seeking a Buyer to join their dynamic and expanding team in Berkshire to assist with an increase in work force. The successful Buyer will manage a designated food category and will have a responsibility for sourcing and negotiating a range that meets the strategic plan and delivers the targeted sales and profit targets. Your responsibilities as the buyer will be to develop and deliver innovative commercial strategies that exceed customer expectations and grow market share. You will be someone who is currently working in a food buying role within a fast paced organisation. In addition you will demonstrate a passion for trading and a flair for commerciality Skills: Buying Skills, commerciality, negotiation and influencing skills, food experience, driven and ambitious This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your Buying career with a leading organisation, in an environment and culture that supports your personal development you will be re
My client a highly successful ladies fashion retailer is looking to recruit a strong ladieswear Buyer with experience in Denim. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a renowned fast fashion retailer who is currently enjoying phenomenal growth. As a ladieswear specialist you should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the young fashion market and ideally have experience in Denim. You must be an established Buyer with excellent negotiation skills and experience of a buying environment that is very fast paced. You will be highly numerate with good planning experience. In this role you will be making key strategic decisions to help drive the business forward. As someone with good managerial experience you will motivate your team to achieve your objectives and maximize sales. If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Nadine Tipping, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job ref: NT-45957 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Are you a Food Buyer or Purchasing Manager who is looking for a role with less red tape and giving the autonomy to make decisions and have a direct impact on bottom line profit? This is a fantastic opportunity to join this leading global hospitality and catering business in their Trading Team. You will be given full responsibility to procure the entire range of food products and will have the autonomy to make the day to day and strategic decisions that will have a direct impact on the success of this rapidly growing and successful business. Applicants should have the following skills and attributes: · Highly developed negotiation skills · Food buying experience within a Foodservice, Catering, Retail or Wholesale environment · Excellent supplier management skills · Excellent relationship building skills are essential in this business to business customer focused environment · Strong commercial acumen – accountability for achieving and excelling company targets
Well established and majorly successful blue chip retailer is currently looking for a Buying candidate to join one of their largest menswear departments. With a Multi Million pound turnover and high option count this is one of the strongest product areas across the menswear business. I am looking for a fast, flexible and dynamic Buyer looking for a new challenge. An enthusiastic and passionate leader who can manage a team of an Assistant Buyers and BA and work alongside with a Merchandiser and Designer. It is a pacey role and works with a high turnover and a focused team. A commercial head as well as an eye for trends and detail is essential. The role reports directly to the Head of Buying and they like candidates who are going to progress within the business who are innovative and can make quick instinctive decisions. If this sounds like you, please apply now for further information. Please click the apply button to send your CV to Emma Ramsden, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: ER-45912 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Childrenwear Buyer job An excellent Childrenswear buying opportunity has arisen with our international fashion client in Dublin, Ireland. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a highly commercial Buying office for one of the most successful fashion retailers in the market. The ideal candidate will have volume driven product development and sourcing experience. Our client needs a confident communicator with good negotiation skills who can build strong supplier relationships and can lead a strong buying team. Must have strong trend awareness and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure. Responsibilities of this Buyer job include: Understanding trends and interpreting them where relevant Developing and sourcing the right product at the right time to meet customer requirements Reviewing sales and reacting appropriately to maximise every opportunity Monitoring, maintaining and analysing competitors Motivating and developing direct reports in your department Maximising current sourcing channels and identifying new opportunities Supporting negotiations and working with supply base to ensure that best costs and margins are achieved Requirements of this Buyer job include:
Clothing and Footwear Buyer - East Midlands An exciting Buying Opportunity with a retailer in the East Midlands offering a competitive salary where your key responsibility will be to source & arrange a selection of products in order to deliver against sales margin and stock targets in line with company budget and brand. Your new company This retailer is an established retailer with over 30 years in the industry and they have a number of stores based all around the U.K. They are looking for a Clothing and Footwear buyer to join the company and drive them through success. Working closely with the Merchandising team, you will manage the buying budget to plan and build the range. Your new role The main purpose of the role will be develop a commercial range in line with the company's objective, you will be responsible for maximising sales and profit through continually acquiring knowledge of customer and industry trends, global sourcing and working closely with suppliers. You will lead and manage the team to deliver a product range that meets the company financial targets and profit as well as product development that fulfils and exceeds customer requirements. What you'll need to succeed The ideal candidate for this role will have experience buying for clothing or footwear and they must have experience in Far East sourcing as well as an
Job Title: Flooring Buyer Location: Purfleet Salary: £55,000 per annum Role: Permanent OVERVIEW Role Purpose Our client is one of the UK’s largest retail interior businesses; reporting to the Category Manager the main purpose of this role as Buyer is to oversee the development of the range and ensure that it meets the requirements of the overall category strategy whilst achieving all targets and KPI’s. As a Buyer for this retailer you will need to have outstanding negotiation skills and you must be able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. You will work closely with the Category Manager, deputising for them when required and you will develop a full understanding of the customer’s needs. Maximising profits through providing a commercially viable range of merchandise at competitive prices in line with the business strategy will be something you have demonstrated in previous roles and your commercial skills will shine given the accountability to deliver for this retail business. You will naturally keep up to date with market trends and reacting to this will be a key part of the Buyer role. Responsibilities & Accountabilities Develop, implement and deliver category plans including range reviews, promotions, pricing and stock that are consistent with overall commercial strategy and financial objectives Review and evaluate the effectiveness of promotions, taking appropriate
Job Title: Retail Buyer Location: Purfleet, Essex Salary: Up to £55,000 plus Bonus and Benefits Role: Permanent OVERVIEW Role Purpose Our client is one of the UK’s largest retail interior businesses; reporting to the Category Manager the main purpose of this role as Buyer is to oversee the development of the range and ensure that it meets the requirements of the overall category strategy whilst achieving all targets and KPI’s. As a Buyer for this retailer you will need to have outstanding negotiation skills and you must be able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. You will work closely with the Category Manager, deputising for them when required and you will develop a full understanding of the customer’s needs. Maximising profits through providing a commercially viable range of merchandise at competitive prices in line with the business strategy will be something you have demonstrated in previous roles and your commercial skills will shine given the accountability to deliver for this retail business. You will naturally keep up to date with market trends and reacting to this will be a key part of the Buyer role. Responsibilities & Accountabilities Develop, implement and deliver category plans including range reviews, promotions, pricing and stock that are consistent with overall commercial strategy and financial objectives Review and evaluate the effectiveness of promoti
The Company: An experienced Buyer/ Sourcing Manager is needed to join a family run business and supplier of branded apparel, they supply to a number of retailer including Debenhams, ASOS and TX Maxx as well European companies such as Zalando and El Corte Ingles. The role involves the strategic sourcing and buying of product. The ideally candidate will be a strong negotiator, able to calculate costings and understand compliance and regulation of buying products from factories due to license agreements. You will liaise with suppliers predominantly in China and Bangladesh to ensure the smooth running of the sourcing process and other stake holders in the business such as the Brand Manager. The Role: Utilising historical data, sales reports and trends to plan and implement the sourcing strategy for categories in order to achieve the agreed stock, sales and margin objectives. To establish and maintain effective working business relationships with suppliers. Providing effective management while evaluating and developing the supplier base. Negotiating best-price deals and co-ordinating the supply chain. Build effective working relationships both internally and externally. Supporting the MD and contribute to decisions regarding sourcing the product range. Focusing on ideas and solutions that may be of longe
Our client are a large, highly regarded fashion and general merchandise retailer with a robust and dynamic growth plan. They are now looking to secure a Womenswear Buyer - Intimates You will have extensive experience with the blue chip multiples, and be looking to develop your career as this organisation grows. You will have an entrepreneurial approach and be comfortable to operate in a blue chip environment. Full relocation expenses and visa processing and expenses are provided. Contact Beverly Kleiman.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer to join this leading multi-product retailer in a high profile, very exciting position. The successful individual will be responsible assisting the Buyer in setting the strategy, managing their branded products and be accountable for driving sales forward through acquiring key brands, range building and negotiation. We are looking for a well-established Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer with a strong background in managing premium beauty brands. Candidates must display excellent market knowledge and possess a good eye for product along with a fantastic negotiation technique and the ability to build key supplier relationships. This is a very exciting time to join this team, who have been seeing some fantastic results and who are set for further growth. If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sarah Dovaston, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: SD-46316 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Assistant Buyer Menswear, Dublin City Centre Excel Recruitment is looking for a dynamic and passionate Assistant Buyer who can work within a fast-paced environment. Reporting to the Buyer, you will be responsible for managing your own ranges and supply base, driving sales forward through effective product sourcing, range planning and negotiations. We are looking for mid to senior level Assistant Buyers with a strong background in trend led menswear. It is essential that applicants show fashion and commercial awareness, with a passion for product and creative flair. The successful candidate will be confident, enthusiastic communicators, who can work well in a team and on their own initiative. Responsibilities for the job of Retail Assistant Buyer: Contribute to the development and sourcing of products to achieve profit targets Review competitor offers and continually assess the range against competitors Take appropriate action in-season on repeats, cancellations and rescheduling of orders Interpret trends and translate into commercial products using trade fairs, WGSN & fashion publications Understand the customer base and in conjunction with the Buyer Support negotiations and work with supply base to ensure best costs and margins are achieved Assis
Laura Ashley is a quintessentially English lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality. We use prints and designs that evoke the alluring beauty of the English countryside, for the way you live today. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our buying team. Previous experience of working within a retail-buying environment is preferred. Excellent PC skills, including Word and Excel are essential. The successful candidate will be analytical and organised and will also be educated to degree level with strong literacy and numerical skills. The role involves supporting the Buying team in all aspects of the buying function, to build the range and trade the department to meet their profit targets and deliver the department strategy. You will need to liaise with suppliers and internal departments and maintain the critical path each season. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who would like to begin a career in buying or a current Buyers Administrator looking to take the next step in their career. A passion for Buying and an affinity to the brand is paramount. If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send your c.v. and a covering letter, stating your current salary & benefits package.
Assistant Merchandiser job, Dublin Our client, a hugely popular fashion retailer, is seeking a confident and analytical Assistant Merchandiser. Passionate about what they do and about the products they offer, our client offers the latest trends to its customers, at amazing price points. Due to their constant success and strong market proposition, they are continuing to grow, with ongoing to store openings. This dynamic role will require the Assistant Merchandiser to support the Merchandiser in achieving required sales and planned profit throughout the season. Assistant Merchandisers must be business minded and possess a love of fashion. With a brilliant culture, beautiful modern head office, and great benefits package, what's not to like! Responsibilities of this Assistant Merchandiser job include: Working closely with the Assistant Buyer to monitor department sales performance and identifying opportunities and risks Managing stock delivery, distribution and the supply chain Managing and guiding junior members of the team Undertaking store visits and competitor shops Requirements for this Assistant Merchandiser job include: Currently an Assistant Merchandiser thriving in a fast-paced environment WSSI kno
We are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our Household Electrical and Homewares team it’s a fast paced and diverse role and when we say that two days are never the same! There’s a lot to get excited about as you will have exposure to brands such as Dyson, Karcher, Bissell, Brabantia and many more! You will provide administrative and creative support to the Buyer in developing product ranges to meet sales, margin and stock targets within a specific product/category area. This role offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience of the buying process. Working closely with the Buyer, you will manage in time your own product category. You will collate and present product information, sales information, trend packs and/or mood boards as appropriate, including the preparation for Today’s Special Value meetings (TSV) Business Strategy meetings (BSM), Open To Buy meetings (OTB) and Merchandising Strategy Meetings. You will Produce Range Review packs, undertake Market Reports and Competitor Shopping analysis and bring suggestions of new ideas/products to the team. The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for Guest Pre
About us Quiz is a dynamic fast fashion retail group that focuses on delivering the latest fashion trends at value for money prices. We are well known for outstanding evening-wear and our dressy-casual ranges. Our target audience is the fashion conscious women's wear market. We realise the most important part of our success is our customer. This is why we are focused on delivering an exciting shopping experience and ensuring that our high standards of quality, value for money and service are always met. Our fast, flexible supply chain, together with the winning formula of style, quality, value and service has enabled Quiz to grow rapidly into an International retailer with over 200 stores. At Quiz, we believe that you need to be passionate about your job. We recognise that each and every employee brings different skills to the organisation, and we pride ourselves on helping individuals develop their skills and broaden their horizons. Fast-fashion is a dynamic and ever-changing field, so we look for only the most dedicated and driven individuals. In return we offer employees an exciting, rewarding career with the opportunity for career progression. The Role As Buyer’s Assistant / Fit Model your role will include:
Role Title Buyer - Toys Yorkshire £30-60k depending on level of experience + benefits Role Profile Our client, a leading retail business, is looking to appoint a Toy Buyer to join their expanding team based in Yorkshire. You will currently be working at Buyer level and have experience of buying Toys and/or Stationery with strong licencing and trend knowledge. This is a brilliant opportunity for an established and driven Retail Buyer to join a fast-paced and growing business. Skills & Experience Experience working at Buyer level within a retailer Toy and/or Stationery experience Licencing knowledge Commercially aware with an understanding of what licences are selling well Ability to work in a fast-paced and pressured working environment Ability to cope under pressure and adapt quickly to change Client information Our client is a leading retail business based in Yorkshire Remuneration £30-60k depending on level of experience + benefits About Cast UK Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to
Homeware Buyer- Dublin, Ireland Excel Recruitment is seeking a dynamic and passionate Buyer to join our fast fashion client’s Homeware team. You will be responsible for creating and delivering well-balanced and customer-focused ranges to fit with your department’s strategy. This is a wonderful opportunity to show strong aspirational trend awareness and proven translation into products in order to drive sales. You must already be at Buyer level and have solid experience across multi product development buying. Responsibilities of this Homeware Buyer job: Developing and obtaining the right product at the right time to meet customer needs Interpreting trends and translating into commercial products through trade fairs, WGSN & fashion publications Have a strong sourcing strategy and proven track record in delivering and improving margin requirements in an ever-changing trading environment Managing existing supply base and introducing new suppliers where appropriate to ensure a measured range and timely deliveries Reviewing sales and increasing profit by being innovative and tactical Team management, leadership and development for direct reports Requirements for this Homeware Buyer job: