Branded Buyer - High Street Retailer
£45,000pa + company benefits
An established High Street retailer is currently recruiting for Branded Buyer with strong branded sportswear, performance and outdoor buying experience to join its Central London head office team.
As Branded Buyer you will be responsible for developing and implementing the buying strategy, range selection and managing the OTB. Identifying range plans, whilst maintaining strong relationships with external brands and vendors, negotiating terms & conditions, and attending UK & International buying appointments. Working closely with the merchandising team and internal departments to build new ideas and strategies inline with the business needs.
The ideal applicant must have exceptional branded apparel buying experience working at an established Buyer level for an outdoor, online retailer or department store. Possessing strong relationships with performance and outdoor brands with thorough awareness of branded fashion markets and trends. Demonstrating excellent commercial awareness and ability to drive profit and have a proven track record of working in a multi-branded and multi-category department. It is essential you have previous management experience with the ability to motivate and develop a team, excellent communication & presentation skills (written & verbal), and willing to travel.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the head office team of an established UK retailer!