Buying & merchandising

Buying Manager


As a result of continued success this Premium/Contemporary global retailer is now looking for an experienced Buying Manager with relevant experience to drive the strategy for one of their key categories.


As a Buying Manager you will be based within the Global Buying Office in London. Reporting to the Buying Director you will be responsible for the department's customer offer, sales and profitability in all channels both short and long term. Quality and detail is present in all areas of the brand and you will have the overall responsibility for putting strong methods in place for the assortment building and product development.



- You will manage a close-knit team of buyers, designers, pattern makers and assistants to optimize the section's assortment, sales and profitability in accordance with the targets, vision, customer, price strategy and visual goal.

You will ultimately be responsible for seeking new sales opportunities and act on the department sales.

Together with the Business Controller/Analyst, you will set the strategy for targets, articles, price, quantity for stock income.

Together with the Head of E-commerce Buying you will drive the strategy for optimised customer offer, both online and in store.


- Minimum 3 years' experience as a Senior Buyer or Buying Manager

Previous experience within Womenswear - specifically knitwear and/or jersey

Strong knowledge of fashion

Organised and efficient

Strong clear communication - both when speaking, listening and writing

Ability to work as part of a team and to use your own initiative

Ability to quickly interpret results and work in a structured and fast-paced manner

Identify problems and take responsibility to find easy solutions in a structured way

Must work with a hands-on approach

Must be able to travel at times when necessary

If this Buying Manager role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your CV and quote reference MM/57168.


Melanie Mitchell

If this Buying Manager role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference 57168/001.