Buyer Manager Jewellery

City of London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
08 Jan 2013
05 Feb 2013
Robert Nelson
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced Jewellery Buyer to join this successful and fast paced Multi-channel Retailer based in West London. The role itself is at a Buyer Manager level focussed on a diverse Jewellery category with a broad demographic and reports directly into the Head of Buying who also oversees Accessories, Footwear and Watches and Jewellery. This position itself will entail managing a small team (x4) review the category before making it your own and driving it forward.

Keeping the broad demographic in mind the most suitable candidate will have diverse experience in the fashion space and will be able to work entrepreneurially and flexibly with the team to maximise seasonal trends. The company itself is extremely fast paced and whilst working strategically and with a long term focus the right candidate will also recognise shorter term opportunities to grow this area.

In short other required characteristics include;

- Strong supplier knowledge bringing existing relationships on board.
- An ability to attract additionally brands whilst developing some own brand ranges.
- A willingness to work with Autonomy and take ownership over this category making it your own over time and taking responsibility for it continued growth and success.
- Enjoyment of working collaboratively and flexibly in an extremely fast paced environment ro develop a cohesive offer with the team.
- Exceptional negotiation skills and Supplier management.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and discussing the specifics please make contact with your CV. The company are looking to move quickly!