Buying Manager

Posted a week ago by Zachary Daniels Recruitment

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£55,000 - £70,000/annum Benefits

At Zachary Daniels we are very excited to be working alongside a trend led, capsule inspired fashion retailer. This ladies-wear brand are known for dropping sustainable, clean cut & sophisticated ranges each month.

They are now on the look for a Buying Manger to come and join their team and help take them to new heights by elevating their current infrastructure and strategies.

Are you a Senior Buyer or Buying Manager who would be able to emerge themselves into the latest trends, help support range build, key product launches & introduce new suppliers to the business?
If you're now ready to take on a Buyer consultancy approach where you can help guide this prosperous fashion business into its next phase of trading then this could be for you.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting directly into the CEO
  • Building the critical path for each season, identifying key product launches, supplier lead times and sign off timeframes
  • Reviewing current ways of working practices and applying efficiencies to streamline productivity
  • Analyse depth of buy, range width and offer
  • Analyse option count and product mix by season and range
  • Review the ratio of rebuys vs newness
  • Manage the seasonal budget closely with the CEO and buying team to optimise sales at the right time
  • Assist and guide the current product team with trends, range building & cost price efficiencies
  • Introduce & set up new suppliers to the business to help elevate the brands quality and price points
  • Review current COO being utilised and cross costing exercises
  • Challenge trading mentalities and performance of the business each week
  • Review bottom line margin, generated revenue and the returns rate with the wider team and CEO
  • Review all platforms of trading across social media and the e-commerce website to drive correct strategies to drive more consumer visits and basket spend when on site

This is an exciting and advantageous opportunity to any Buyer who has a wealth of experience and knowledge within the fashion industry who is now ready to share their best buying practices with a growing business and to make a real difference!

Zachary Daniels is a Niche, National & International Recruitment Consultancy.

Specialising in Buying, Merchandising & Ecommerce | Design, Technical, Wholesale & Production | Finance | HR & Talent | H&S & Compliance | Marketing, Digital & Technology | Property & Centre Management | Retail, Trade, Leisure & Wholesale Operations | Senior Appointments & Exec | Sales | Supply Chain & Logistics | Legal


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