Buyer

At DCK, we have a new opportunity for an experienced Buyer to work within our Buying team to deliver a commercial range that meets and exceeds the customers’ needs whilst maximising the profitability of the brands developing and delivering the product range. You will also work with Merchandising to develop the brand strategy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop new product types and seasonal offers

  • Identify key suppliers, understand their strengths and weaknesses

  • Undertake trips at least twice yearly for product development and negotiation

  • Work with Visual Merchandising to ensure VMG’s reflects product strategy/trend for relevant timing

  • Plan buy quantities that reflect the potential sales, lifetime and risk of each line

  • Manage the critical path ensure ranges/products are delivered on time

  • Lead weekly trading

  • Build strong relationships with the Host and attend Host meetings.

  • Lead, coach and drive the development of the Buying Team.

What are we looking for?

 This the perfect opportunity for an experienced Buyer who is looking for a move to a successful fashion focused business. Ideally, you will have worked in a large similar jewellery or accessories retailers however, we would also consider applications from Buyers currently working within large fast fashion retailers.

You must be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Product, brand and market awareness

  • Previous experience of developing, implementing and reviewing a strategy and fully completed a trading cycle.

  • Knowledge and understanding of jewellery manufacturing process and technical terms, sourcing and negotiation.

  • Good eye for product demonstrating excellent commercial awareness

  • Strong people skills with a focus to dive and build strong relationships both internally and externally

  • Strong commercial acumen, comfortable with numbers and analytics

If you're interested in this role send your CV to jobs@dck.com or click apply button below.