Junior Buyer Homewares

Date Posted: January 11, 2021
Closing Date: February 28, 2021
Ref No: BUY1548
Location: South East
Job Type: Contract
Category: Buying
Salary: To £0,000 Annual

Description:

We have partnered exclusively with this exciting luxury lifestyle brand who are looking for a Homewares Junior Buyer. This role would be based on a 6-12 month contract and would be a mixture of both remote and office working.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of product  development and range building in a multi-channel environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop new products for regular seasonal collection changes.
  • Lead pre-season planning, trend identification, mood boarding and competitive analysis.
  • Manage and oversee entire buying process to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Ensure products are fully developed in line with critical path.
  • Negotiate pricing for new collection to deliver margin targets.
  • Manage sampling process: charges, amendments, reworks etc..
  • Work collaboratively with the merchandising team
  • Present and sell new ranges to the rest of the business.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Department to ensure online product details are correct and accurate.

Requirements

  • Proven buying experience within Homewares
  • Asia factory sourcing experience.
  • Be pro-active and use initiative to solve problems.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, reacting quickly to changing and sometimes challenging situations.
  • Ability to work well with others and on own initiative.

 


Contact:

For confidential discussion about this role, please contact Felicity McNichol via 07788413588 or email at felicity.mcnichol@thehubretail.co.uk

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