Senior Buyer Childrenwear (FTC)

Ref: MON10739
Salary: Competitive
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

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 Senior Buyer to join our Childrenswear department on a 12-month fixed term contract working on our daywear category.  This is will be a great opportunity for an established Senior Buyer who is looking for a new challenge that is passionate about fashion and delivering great product to the customer.

What will you do as Senior Buyer Childrenswear?

  • 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 drive 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, achieve margin and deliver to critical path
  • Help develop the wider team through effective leadership and management

What you will need to succeed as Senior 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 daywear
  • 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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