Fashion Buyer

Fashion Buyer

My client, a market leader in online retail, is seeking an experienced Fashion Buyer to join their highly successful business. The successful candidate will create a dynamic and commercially successful range with the goal to grow the company’s fashion unit. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a progressive fast-growing company. This role is based in the Netherlands.

Package

  • Salary €65-80k doe
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Agile Working
  • Relocation package

Responsibilities of this Fashion Buyer role include:

  • You determine together with the Head of Buying the category strategy and product range.
  • You work closely with your colleagues in the design, development, creation, and management of the supplier portfolio to achieve the right consistency in our range of products.
  • You stay abreast of the competitor markets and react to the customer’s needs.
  • You achieve the set KPIs in the field of customer sales and profit by working closely with your suppliers and the Merchandise Planning team.
  • You work closely with the Merchandise planning team in planning and forecasting the customer sales and gross profit.
  • You work closely with marketing to build a relevant marketing trade plan that is relevant for the time of year and customer demand.
  • You source direct and in-direct global suppliers that meet the needs of the business.
  • You negotiate all cost prices and supplier terms with global suppliers.

Requirements for this Fashion Buyer role include:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in product development and buying children’s and/or ladies Private Label Fashion.
  • Experience with Far East direct sourcing.
  • At least 5 years’ experience leading the range building of your private label collections.
  • You can communicate and interact at various levels in the internal and external organisation with the various stakeholders.
  • You have strong negotiation and influencing skills.

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website or call 01 871 7613 for more information. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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Fashion Buyer

Fashion Buyer – Ladieswear

Excel Recruitment have an amazing buying opportunity for a strong Fashion Buyer who is passionate about fashion and an expert on upcoming trends. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a highly commercial and progressive buying office for one of the most iconic fashion retailers in Ireland. Dublin city centre based.

Salary: €60-€90k plus generous benefits.

Responsibilities of this Fashion Buyer job include:

  • Source, develop and build product ranges to reflect current trends, ensuring each range is commercial and meets company objectives, sales targets and customer needs
  • Analyse performance and review current range to ensure that sales, margins and profit are achieved
  • Take appropriate action in-season on repeats, cancellations and rescheduling of orders
  • Prepare for & present regular range reviews and presentations
  • Negotiating with a wide supply base to ensure best possible price and margin for goods is achieved
  • Maintaining and building strong working relationships with supply base and sourcing new suppliers
  • Keep up to date with and interpreting trends and constantly reviewing competitors in the market place
  • Collaborating with the design team on trends and product development
  • Presenting to senior management
  • Take responsibility for own development as well as manage the training of junior team members

Requirements for this Fashion Buyer job include:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Significant experience in a fast-paced Buying role
  • Passion for product
  • Skilled negotiation techniques, organisational and influencing skills
  • Developing and implementing departmental and strategy
  • Ability to initiate and build strong relationships with other stake holders

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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Homeware Buyer

Homeware Buyer

Excel Recruitment have an amazing buying opportunity for a strong Homeware Buyer who is commercially minded. The business is well known for their beautiful homewares and are Ireland’s market leader in Homewares and this is an exciting time to be a part of the team. Dublin city centre based.

Salary: €60-€90k plus generous benefits.

Responsibilities of this Homeware Buyer job include:

  • Source, develop and build product ranges to reflect current trends, ensuring each range is commercial and meets company objectives, sales targets and customer needs
  • Analyse performance and review current range to ensure that sales, margins and profit are achieved
  • Take appropriate action in-season on repeats, cancellations and rescheduling of orders
  • Prepare for & present regular range reviews and presentations
  • Negotiating with a wide supply base to ensure best possible price and margin for goods is achieved
  • Maintaining and building strong working relationships with supply base and sourcing new suppliers
  • Keep up to date with and interpreting trends and constantly reviewing competitors in the market place
  • Collaborating with the design team on trends and product development
  • Presenting to senior management
  • Take responsibility for own development as well as manage the training of junior team members

Requirements for this Homeware Buyer job include:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Significant experience in a fast-paced Buying role
  • Passion for product
  • Skilled negotiation techniques, organisational and influencing skills
  • Developing and implementing departmental and strategy
  • Ability to initiate and build strong relationships with other stake holders

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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Buyer

Buyer

My client, a modern Irish retailer, is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Buyer to join their team in Dublin city centre. The successful candidate will be involved in the buying of contemporary products in an expanding company. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a strong Irish retail brand that specialises in providing quality clothing and giftware to its customers.

Package:

  • Salary €60-70k doe
  • Bonus
  • Agile working
  • Flexible working hours

Responsibilities of this Buyer job:

  • Plan, develop and execute the pre-season planning of the buy, brand, product selection or development, and conduct range building to cover various categories.
  • Source new products, select and develop merchandise assortments which are consistent with the retail strategy.
  • Consult with Head of Buying to set rates to achieve gross margin targets in line with budgets.
  • Negotiate trade discount, settlement terms and transport arrangements for merchandise.
  • Coordinate the supply chain from vendor to warehouse and in store.
  • Manage and resolve cost price discrepancies with office/suppliers.
  • Keep up to date with trends and competitors in the marketplace.
  • Manage and build the commercial and business relationships with our suppliers and partners.
  • Consult with the finance team regarding new supplier information.
  • Build strong relationships with all internal stakeholders.

Experience required for this Buyer job:

  • Strong retail background and previous experience working as a buyer at a similar level.
  • Qualification in buying and merchandising is an advantage.
  • Strong PC skills including practical experience using Excel.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a desire to success.

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website or call 01 871 7613 for more information. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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