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Junior Buyer/ Product Manager

Date of publication: 01-02-2017
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On behalf of our Client, a leading Fashion Company which develops fashion brands handling every step in the product lifecycle from initial design right through to distribution, In Job UK & Ireland is looking for a

 

Junior Buyer/ Product Manager

 

We are looking for a Junior Buyer/ Product Manager Women Apparel for their private label team based in North London, who will be responsible for development and management of seasonal collections, including planning, collection building, sales analysis, in-season trading and monitoring the critical path.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for collection building and the implementation of profitable products
  • You will translate current trends into commercial, target group-oriented products supervised by the Buying Manager
  • You will be a driver to push the brand forward by always challenging the status quo in terms of product and price offer
  • You will constantly monitor and analyze sales reactions, react quickly to market needs by trading within season
  • You will lead daily correspondence with suppliers starting from development requests, price negotiations, order placement, monitoring critical path and management of on time shipment of goods
  • You will know your products in and out and are able to take initiative to solve occurring issues
  • You will constantly monitor the market and the competitors
  • You will work very closely with the other entities in your team: designers, product developers and merchandisers

 

Requirements

  • You have successfully completed a degree in economics or fashion management or can offer an equivalent qualification in the fashion industry
  • You have already gathered some professional experience in buying, product development or purchasing, ideally in womenswear
  • You have good knowledge of the young fashion benchmarks on the high street
  • You have a great passion for fashion
  • You thrive when working in a fast paced environment and enjoy multi-tasking
  • You find numbers just as exciting as latest trends and have a strong, analytical understanding

 

We offer

  • An international team of experts to inspire and support you
  • Training and further development opportunities to expand your skills and help you on your way
  • Attractive employee discounts in our online shop

In Job UK & Ireland is an equal opportunity employer

 

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