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Ladies Jersey Buyer – Online Fashion Brand – Hybrid (TGN4473) – Excellent Salary DOE

Ladies Jersey Buyer – Online Fashion Brand – Hybrid (TGN4473) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN4148

The Company:

An exciting opportunity for a Jersey Buyer to join a premium quality e-commerce fashion brand. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join a fast-paced Buying team. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9:30am – 5:30pm. The ideal candidate will have experience of fast fashion buying alongside core planning, range building and analytical buying. A varied fashion background is required covering fast fashion as well as bricks and mortar buying experience is preferred. This role requires a Buyer who thrives in a changing ‘growth’ environment, and works well under pressure.  They will enjoy implementing process for the benefit of the product teams to streamline working practises alongside the weekly and monthly planning and range building requirements. You will enjoy and have the skills to ‘get stuck in to the detail’ to ensure best practises are implemented on the department and be prepared to ‘roll your sleeves up’ working at a low and high level with a positive attitude.

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working may be available – 2 days a week
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Staff discount
  • Sample sales 

The Role:

  • Planning quarterly with the merchandiser.
  • Clearly communicating lessons learnt, plan of action and delivering robust analytical plans to drive out commercial ranges for Own site as well as external 3rd parties
  • Deliver a balanced range across fabric, shape, print and colour.
  • Manage the weekly buy for the Jersey areas alongside the designer ensuring all samples are reflective of the original design work, costed to BIM targets and able to hit the required intake dates.
  • Trade weekly – ensuring forward stock is reflective of weekly trading patterns, managing the intake to ensure stock is landing at the right time.
  • Responsible for critical path, ensuring all team members are utilising the critical path effectively.
  • Drive strategic buying actions.
  • Building supplier relationships – identifying risks and opportunities alongside the technical, design and sourcing teams.
  • Production and capacity planning to ensure the best BIM whilst staying flexible in season.
  • Implementing the actions quickly and efficiently.
  • Opportunity to be involved in various business projects alongside this role.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • MUST have experience of fast fashion buying, core planning, range building & analytical buying.
  • Strong knowledge of Jersey.
  • Have a strong commercial eye.
  • Able to read analytical data to drive out strategic buying actions.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Be a problem solver with a pro-active approach.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Enthusiastic and determined, with a team spirit and positive attitude.
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