Senior Buyer (Accessorize 12 months FTC)

Ref: MON11883
Salary: Competitive
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Accessorize is an exciting and ethical fashion brand. Our story began with one man and his vision 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. We are built on a way of working that we are really proud of, where values and ethics go hand in hand.

We’re looking Senior Buyer to join our Accessorize Buying department on a 12-month fixed term contract.  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 a Senior 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 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?

  • 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.

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary with the option to participate in the Company bonus scheme.
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Access to Private Healthcare and Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

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

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to be their authentic self at work so that they can thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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