Senior Buyer - Women's Shoes

West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-2135
Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
28/02/2019

Senior Buyer - Women's Shoes

A great opportunity for a current Buyer looking for more opportunity.   This is a senior level position heading up one of our biggest and fastest growing categories.  Since the re launch of our 1st and 4th Floor in Knightsbridge and our expedential growth online this is a key area of investment for our brand.   We are looking for someone who completely understands Shoes and Womenswear and how the 2 naturally support each other.  In return this person will be given the opportunity to take complete control and ownership and bring their ideas to the table.

Significantly we are about to embark on a large project that will double the size of this offering in our Flagship Store.  This is a great time to join the team and have complete autonomy on a big change project for this amazing category.

What you will be doing:

  • Resource, recommend and buy an appropriate range for Womens shoes to meet agreed sales.
  • Provide support to Head of Buying and Group Fashion Director
  • Effective management of a Junior Buyer, Assistant Buyer and 2 Buyer Administrators
  • Bring creativity and inspiration to ensure we are always ahead of the market
  • Initiate, plan and recommend way of improving sales performance across VM, exclusives, promotions and supplier contracts

What you need:

  • International / Contemporary shoe Buying experience
  • Team Management experience
  • Proven experience of effective and successful budget control

All about you:

  • You will have excellent negotation skills
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You are a team player

We offer competitive basic salaries and benefit packages including unlimited staff discount and London travel card.

We support all our team through their career and have a wide range of training courses available.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

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