Childrenswear Buyer

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Fashion

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

  • Contact email:

    register@halecroftrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    375

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Lydia Whitelegg

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-18

Buyer – Childrenswear (Manchester)

Currently recruiting for a Childrenswear Buyer for one of Manchester’s fastest-growing fashion brands.

Joining an organised team collaborating to design, source and manufacture the most adorable childrenswear ranges.

The successful candidate will be experienced in a similar role, with a keen interest in fashion and children's wear experience.

The Role:

  • Take control of the sourcing, development and selection of product in line with strategy and plan.
  • Support and input into team objectives to build ranges through competitor benchmarking, market data and trend direction.
  • Review sales and product performance and initiate proposals to drive sales and improve profitability.
  • Build & maintain professional working relationships with suppliers both UK based & overseas.
  • Work effectively with internal colleagues such as Product Developers, Merchandisers & Garment Technologists as well as external suppliers to meet the critical path deadlines.

Requirements

  • 2+ years childrenswear fashion buying experience
  • Eye for selecting ecommerce/photoshoot images
  • Open minded – happy to get involved in all aspects of the job, from negotiating prices to samples for the studio, to working across various ranges
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the buying process for development (sourcing in Asia & Europe)
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the shipping process
  • Strong organisational skills with proven ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • A very keen interest in fashion trends

Full Time Mon - Fri (Officed Based - Manchester)