Fashion Buying Director- Home & Lifestyle
Excel Recruitment are currently seeking suitably qualified candidates for one of the most exciting and inspiring Buying Director jobs available in the Irish market in recent years. Our client, a market leading retailer, is looking to appoint a candidate to lead its home offer, at an exciting time in a sales growth environment.
Leading a fantastic talented and established team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic direction and commercial results of their Home & Lifestyle offering. Having been fortunate to recruit for this client for 18 years, we are seeking an outstanding Fashion Buying Director to join this outstanding organisation at this opportune time.
Our client requires a natural leader with 4+ years’ experience as a Buying Director, Buying Controller or Senior Buying Manager to grow and drive their Home Buying department. The successful candidate for this Fashion Buying Director – Home & Lifestyle job, will have a strong Fashion / Home / Lifestyle background combined with the management and commercial skills to successfully lead, inspire and drive the Buying team. You will innately understand the market and who your customer is. As Director of Buying, you will ensure that your team are operating fully to meet their customer’s demands.
Successful applicants will have operated at a senior level within a Fashion/Home & Lifestyle buying environment with ultimate responsibility and final say for the full commercial operation.
Responsibilities of this Fashion Buying Director – Home & Lifestyle will include:
- You will working closely with Design team to generate and communicate key product direction
- Oversee the complete range development in line with brand strategy
- Working closely with the Head of Merchandising to deliver profitable departments
- Developing a high performing team
- You will be responsible for developing the complete brand handwriting
- Overseeing department review processes to maximise opportunities and minimise risks
What our client requires for this Fashion Buying Director – Home & Lifestyle job:
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing and exciting retailer that operates right on the cutting edge of fashion. We require candidates with significant Fashion or Home buying experience and experience managing a team. This experience needs to be gained in a progressive retailer.
You will be supported by an exceptional merchandising function and have the luxury of a great team. You will work in a growing business, with many years of positive commercial results behind you and a bright future in front. If you love fashion and fashion buying, this could be an exceptional role for you.
Remuneration is exceptional and relocation packages are available for candidates from overseas, however, ability to work freely in Ireland without permit is essential.
If you have the necessary skills and experience, please send a CV for the attention of Barry Whelan, CEO of Excel Recruitment or call 01-8148747 in complete confidence.