This national retail organisation has a loyal customer base and strong product offering and are continuing to grow both domestically and also internationally. With market dominance across many of their categories, they are seeking a Divisional Buying Manager to join their team.
A strategic Merchant yet still very much a â€˜trader', you will work closely with your team sourcing new product and be instrumental in developing ranges whilst adhering to budget guidelines and timeframes. A commercially astute leader, you will be responsible for ensuring the product offering is competitive and reflects current trends at a competitive pricepoint. Extensive experience in offshore sourcing and ensuring sound trading terms are in place will also be a key requirement. Your experience will need to be from either fashion apparel, homewares or accessories. Coupled with this you will have significant people management experience and enjoy mentoring and coaching your team in a collaborative and energetic manner.
The successful candidate will have strong buying management experience gained from a medium to large national retail environment. This is not a role for the faint hearted; the successful candidate will need to be fast paced and have outstanding communication and negotiation skills, incredible attention to detail and plenty of drive, energy and passion to join this dynamic organisation. In return, you will get the opportunity to work with a passionate team and organisation that is continuing to grow and expand. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to secure the right candidate.
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