Senior Buyer - Tailoring - Maternity Cover Job at Arcadia | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Fashion Buyer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Who we are

We already know a thing or two about dressing men but that doesn’t stop us looking for new ways to drive the business forwards. Burton Menswear is full of passionate people who like to work hard and love what they do and we are always on the lookout for talented people, who want to make a difference.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Burtons team to work on the Tailoring and Suits department. You will be working in conjunction with the Merchandiser, Designer and Technologist to develop a commercial and credible range for the Burton customer.

Day to Day

Meet the needs of the Burton customer, creating a balanced, innovative range, looking at price point, quality and standards. Build a broad understanding of the Burton customer profile, ensuring that the range is the best on the high street for the mainstream man. Work effectively with the Merchandiser to drive department sales and profit; focussing on meeting customer needs, whilst planning and developing for the future Build and maintain key relationships with the supply base in order to achieve maximum flexibility and reliability Work with the Design team to develop product in line with current trends and the Burton customer Responsible for implementing the product strategies and financial plans for the department reflecting the Brand strategy and translating this into action across all channels and third party partnerships. Develop a sourcing and supplier strategy including negotiating price, delivery and payment terms. You will be skilled at developing and maintaining strong working relationships with external third parties/suppliers. Maintain excellent supplier relationships, liaising with them to drive product development and new product ideas, and share trading information.

Must Haves

Strong fashion eye and passion for Menswear Proactive in seeking out new opportunities and reacting quickly to trends In-depth knowledge of the market/competition and an ability to gather and use relevant internal and external information to make commercial decisions Strong team player and man manager - able to gain trust, respect and confidence quickly and effectively The proven ability to negotiate and drive performance of external as well as internal teams Enthusiasm, energy and determination to achieve results. Excellent interpersonal skills – being able to quickly establish effective relationships at all levels (internal and external) with gravitas and strength. Can perform under pressure and operate in a fast past environment. Strong and convincing presentation skills – able to get ideas across quickly and effectively and gain relevant buy-in and support. Working within budget guidelines. Excellent creative flair with the ability to predict forthcoming moods, trends, themes and can combines a creative, innovative approach with commercial ideas

The Exciting Part

  • 25% staff discount across all brands within the group
  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • Early finish summer hours
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Access to regular sample sales
We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.
You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves.We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future.It's not only our products but our people who drive our success.Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

Skills Required

  • Fashion Buying
  • Buying

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