Knitwear Buyer

Ref: MON09527
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5
Closing date: 28/04/2018

“If product is your passion and you enjoy creating unique and exciting ranges then this is the place for you. This forward thinking environment is a great place to recognise talent - be part of a buying team where being ethical and embracing our brand heritage are at the forefront of all that we do at Monsoon”.


We have an exciting opportunity for an established Knitwear Buyer to join our Monsoon brand team.  Reporting to the Head of Buying, you will help drive newness and originality in our product range whilst still remaining true to our Monsoon heritage.  We’re looking for a special someone with a passion for fashion with a proven track record of driving their department.  You will be confident, creative and ambitious in your approach along with the required ‘taste levels’ and ‘eye’ in line with our customer profile and brand DNA.

Relevant knitwear & Jersey product experience, commerciality and the ability to lead a small team are essential.  You will need to be able to demonstrate accountability for your own product area and an autonomous approach to your work.  Honed negotiation skills and previous experience of working with suppliers is vital.  With your excellent presentation and communication skills, you will also be proficient in presenting to Senior Management.  Resilient and calm under pressure, you will be someone who thrives in a diverse, commercial and fast paced environment.  This is a high profile opportunity on one of the key departments within Monsoon ladies.

We take the development of our people pretty seriously. Why? First of all, we know it’s a reason why talented people are attracted to and stay at Monsoon Accessorize – to further their careers and to play a part in growing a successful business. Secondly, it makes sense for us to have a team of engaged, passionate and inspirational people.  Did you know that last year, we raised over £100K through our Monsoon Charity Trust fund raise?  You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 25 days holiday,  pension, life assurance, private medical insurance 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 including discounts and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

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