Buyer (12 month FTC)

Ref: MON10724
Salary: Competitive
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Dale Village
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 30 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

Monsoon Childrenswear ensures to deliver fun, uniqueness and quality to our customers. A heritage running back to 1995, Childrenswear has found its own voice and we encourage passionate and talented people to join this team

We’re looking Buyer to join our Childrenswear department on a 12-month fixed term contract working on our Party category.  This is will be a great opportunity for an established Junior Buyer who is looking for their next opportunity that is passionate about fashion and delivering great product to the customer.

What will you do as Childrenswear Buyer?

  • Drive sales, profit and performance for the department through the development and execution of future ranges; working closely with the in-house Design team.
  • Analyse sales and competitor performance, constantly looking for opportunities to dive the business.
  • Effectively manage the critical path to deliver product on time to our customers and maximise profitability.
  • Work to build and maintain great relationships with the supplier base to deliver great product, achie margin and deliver to critical path.
  • Help develop the wider team through effective leadership and management.

What you will need to succeed as Buyer within Childrenswear?

  • Demonstrable success in leading your own area within Buying, ideally from a high street fashion brand
  • Highly creative nature, with a passion for working closely with product.
  • Flexibility and ability to work at pace, in a fast-moving environment.
  • Strong commercial understanding of the Childrenswear market, especially with Party.
  • Excellent problem solver and decision maker – always focusing on solutions 
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Active team player who constantly contributes and supports other members
  • Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Word & Excel) with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

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