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.
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
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 womenswear 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 to progress if they can demonstrate passion and commitment. The Role As B
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 currently looking for a Buyers Assistant to join our team in the Dunelm furniture category. As Buyer's Assistant you will be providing support and assistance to your Trading team, carrying out essential administrative tasks and supporting the day to day running of the category. Attention to detail is key when checking information such as pricing, product data and website functionality. You will also be responsible for maintaining the product upload process and will be expected to regularly engage with suppliers to complete your tasks. Responsibilities will include: Managing and uploading new products to the website Completing site checks and feeding back problems Researching brand and competitor activity Organise photography and image editing for new range Manage the go live process for new products Communicating with suppliers and liaising with internal content, design and trading teams. Contribute towards website updates and system changes Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have: Proficiency in Excel, vlook-ups etc Commercial awareness and customer focus, with a working knowledge of the retail market and brands Planning and organisational skills, wi
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, Smeg 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 Gue
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:
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Beauty Buyer / Senior Buyer to join this leading multi product retailer in what is a high profile, very exciting position. The successful individual will be responsible for setting the strategy, managing the own label product development process and be accountable for driving sales forward through effective product sourcing, range building and negotiation. We are looking for a well established Buyer or Senior Buyer with a strong background in own label beauty, either in skincare, make up, or beauty gifting. Candidates must display excellent market knowledge and possess good product development skills 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-46315 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Branded Fashion and Accessories Buyer, South Dublin, Ireland A wonderful opening for a hands-on Branded Fashion and Accessories Buyer has arisen with this significant multi-site fashion retailer. Our client, who offers an exciting shopping destination for their customers, with a wide range of original fashion, accessories and gifts, is now looking for a commercial and creative Buyer to add value to their business. Candidates must hold branded fashion buying experience coupled with strong communication and negotiation skills. The ideal buying candidate will have a good awareness of trends, a clear understanding of what their customers want and the ability to spot opportunities in the market. European travel to trade shows and suppliers will be necessary. Responsibilities of this Branded Fashion and Accessories Buyer job include: Sourcing, plan and build new and exciting ranges to drive sales and profit Develop and maintain effective working partnerships with other areas of the business e.g. finance, retail, marketing and visual merchandising Negotiate product prices, discount terms and deliveries Coaching, developing and directing junior members of the team Conduct regular store visits throughout the year with to review the space, sales and conversion for the department in conjunction w
A Senior Menswear Buyer is required for this high profile fashion led retailers B&M team. A proven track record with a major high street fashion focused retailer. As a forward thinking buying specialist you should have both a commercial and innovative approach to buying. Far East buying is essential as is experience of managing a team along with strong negotiation skills and an eye for product. This is a fantastic opportunity for buyers who really want to make their mark within a respected and retailer. Excellent Package and working environment available for the right candidates. 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-46057 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted .
Pharmacy Buyer- Dublin, Ireland Our client, who is one of Ireland’s largest pharmacy buying groups, is currently seeking a commercial Buyer to manage their OTC categories. You will be reporting directly to the Commercial Director. The desired candidate will have 3+ years’ experience in a relevant Buying role and will hold OTC, Health & Beauty or FMCG experience. You will be responsible for strategically sourcing and Buying whilst delivering a balanced range that maximises planned sales and profit. The desired candidate holds strong knowledge of trends and the market in general, is a self-assured communicator, and thrives within a fast-paced and reactive environment. Responsibilities of this Buyer job include: Sourcing and delivering the right products at the right time to meet customer requirements Analysing performance and reviewing current ranges, taking action where appropriate Managing existing supply base and introducing new suppliers when needed to ensure a measured range and timely deliveries Effectively plan and manage promotional activity Analyse and manage stock levels Reviewing competitor offers and the overall market Establishing strong working relationships with suppliers and stakeholders in the business Requiremen
Job Role: Buyer Department: Womenswear Reporting to: Head of Buying – Womenswear PEP&CO, Britain's fastest-growing family fashion phenomenon, offer a full range of women's, men's and kids' fashion, with prices starting from as little as £1. Currently launched in 119 locations around the UK, Pep & Co have huge expansion plans with a further 50 shop in shops opening within its sister company Poundland in September 2017. Buyer Job role This is a great opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join our Womenwear Team. Working with the Head of Buying. You will be responsible for sourcing, developing and buying strategically for the department, delivering a commercial range that maximises sales and profit opportunities. As a Buyer you will support the Head of Buying with delivering the departmental sourcing plan, optimising the best route for product in line with the business area strategy (in conjunction with Design Team, Merchandiser and technology) as well as negotiating with the departmental supplier base to deliver better values, cost prices and lead time. Responsibilities of the Buyer • Manage the Critical Path from concept through to buying • Manage and sign off product spec pack to meet the Critical Path • Work with design to develop product direct to factories • Providing focused, clear development direction
My client is one of the most successful online young fashion retailers for women's clothing. Buyers with young fashion clothing experience are required for this exciting position. 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 with the support of your Head of Buying to achieve your objectives and maximize sales. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the young fashion market and be highly trend driven. Far East travel and supplier negotiation is a regular part of the role and therefore we require candidates with experience in both. 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-45374 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Join a successful, ambitious and growing fast paced retailer, who are currently in search for an entry level Buyers Admin Asst for their expanding head office team. This is an environment like no other, as they truly like to inject fun into their days and is an exciting opportunity to join a business that is on an upwards trajectory, where you’ll have the support to grow and most importantly, opportunity to make an immediate impact in the business! You will ideally have a relevant fashion degree, with some placement experience and alongside this you’ll have: · Strong computer skills, especially Excel · A keen attention to detail · Strong written communication skills · Commercially aware · Confident, hungry and determined to succeed! This role is fast moving and if you have the relevant skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a cv for immediate consideration
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 individual to join our Home Furnishings Buying team. Previous proven experience of working within a Retail Buying environment is essential, preferably within Home Furnishings. The successful candidate will be highly analytical and organised and will also be educated to degree level with excellent PC skills, including Word and Excel and strong literacy and numerical skills. The ideal applicant would have sound knowledge on sourcing and developing a commercial balanced range in line with the brand strategy and varying needs of the market, ensuring that this meets departmental strategy and financial targets. You will have a passion for Home Furnishings and an affinity to Laura Ashley with a fantastic eye for product. You will be commercial and aware of extern
We are looking for an established Junior Buyer (or experienced Assistant/Trainee Buyer looking for their next career step) with a strong background in cabinetry or furniture and genuine interest and passion for retail, preferably with experience in ecommerce and vendor management Working directly with the Furniture Buyer, essential for this position is the ability to work under pressure and independently manage key aspects of the cabinet department. You will be expected to deliver commercial and timely product launches across our various brands, provide accurate reporting, oversee and manage website developments and updates while working with a broad supply base and internal teams. Applicants must have the ability to make quick, commercial decisions, take pride in their attention to detail and organisational skills, and with the gravitas to drive sales forward in an extremely fast paced, dynamic environment. RESPONSIBILITIES Achieve commercial results inline with the category targets, maximising revenue and margin whilst minimising refunds and other friction costs. Manage the day to day running of the cabinet offering. Work with the Buyer to source, develop and grow the cabinet product range for sale across our various brands. Managing the day to day range development including sample development and selection, photography, data collation and set live processes
Procuring the materials and plant hire for a project build with a spend of £40m. Client Details A FTSE 100 Construction organisation. Description Help lead a team of buyers and category managers to lead the project spend for materials and plant hire. Manage a spend of £40m Profile The successful candidate should have extensive experience in procurement. Experience in a construction organisation and managing teams. They will be hard working and driven and will be able to hit the ground running. Job Offer Depending on experience the successful candidate can look to receive £450 - £550 a day plus expenses This is a six month initial contract with an possibility of an extension for the right candidate.
Incredibly exciting new role for a highly desirable multi-product retailer that is changing year on year. I am looking for a candidate with a real difference for this role! Someone with outside UK buying experience. The ideal candidate will have a mix of UK and International Buying experience or be currently buying for a European or US retailer. You will have extensive product development and sourcing skills and able to work at pace for a volume retailer. Experience working alongside Merchandisers, Designers and Technicians is essential and experience managing a small team is also key. This role also requires strong negotiation skills and the ability to build strong relationships – internally and externally. With a changing retail market; candidates for this retailer have to be the top talent in the industry and think outside the box to stay on top! They offer an excellent salary level combined with car allowance, bonus, pension and progression opportunities. If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Emma Ramsden, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: ER-46243 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.