Buyer - Monsoon Childrenswear (6 month FTC)

Ref: MON10002
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 21/10/2018


Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  We are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business. We have raised and spent over £5m through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust. The Trust allows us to support 19 projects currently and “give back to the communities we trade in”. We are a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

Our Childrenswear buying team currently have a new opportunity for an established buyer to join on a 6-month fixed term contract. Reporting to the Head of Buying, you will be joining a busy buying team to play an integral part in helping to ensure the smooth running of the department across Children’s clothing.

What will you do as Childrenswear Buyer?

  • Responsible for the development of future ranges, working closely with the in-house Design team
  • Managing the critical path
  • Analysing sales and competitor performance
  • Working and building relationships with the supplier base
  • Help develop the wider team

What you will need to succeed as Buyer within Childrenswear?

  • Demonstrable success leading your own area within Buying, ideally from a high street fashion brand
  • Highly creative nature, with a passion for working closely with product
  • Ability to work at pace, in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong commercial understanding of the clothing and footwear market

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Childrenswear within Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

 

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