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Junior Buyer

Listing ID: 888622

Junior Buyer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: QUIZ
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 5 hours
About: QUIZ is an omni-channel fast fashion womenswear brand, which specialises in occasion wear, eveningwear and dressy casualwear at fantastic value. QUIZ delivers a unique proposition that makes fashion forward females look glamorous and stand out from the crowd.

This fast, flexible supply chain, together with the winning formula of style, quality, value and service has enabled QUIZ to grow rapidly into an international fashion brand with 300 standalone stores, concessions, franchise stores, wholesale partners and international online partners in 20 countries.

Founded in 1993, Quiz is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland and employ approximately 1,400 people in the UK and Ireland alone.

As Junior Buyer your role will include:

  • Manages the critical path from concept through to buying, making any necessary changes to react to the market
  • Identifies new sourcing opportunities and works with Design Assistant to develop product
  • Provides clear development specifications to supplier base
  • Negotiates the best cost price to achieve departmental margin targets and reacts to market conditions to protect profit
  • Understands product trends and interprets them where relevant into product area
  • Develops the right product at the right time to meet customer requirements
  • Revises current sales with Merchandising team, reacting appropriately to maximize sales opportunities
  • Predicts emerging trends to increase market share
  • Monitors competitor actions
  • Agrees packaging and presentation of product in line with critical path
  • Visits supplier on buying trips to source new lines

Skills / Experience:

  • Buying experience within a fast paced fashion retailer
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current market place and competitors
  • Knowledge of elements that make up the cost of a product
  • Skilled negotiation techniques and influencing skills
  • Understands supply chain issues, lead times, supplier capability and flexibility
  • Ability to develop a comprehensive product range
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the business
  • Fashion related degree or business degree

Application:

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