Job details

Senior Buyer - Womenswear

Job reference: 002950

Closing date: 05/12/2019

Salary: Competitive

Department: Buying

Hours per week: 36.17

Buying at N Brown is exciting and varied! It encompasses product selection, supplier communication, price negotiation, report writing, statistics analysis, design selection and so much more. Buyers work with many different divisions across our business and with many people across the world.


We are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer with strong numerical and analytical skills to join our Womenswear team. You will be collaborating across teams, particularly merchandising therefore great communication skills are essential. You will have fantastic leadership skills to ensure your team is well looked after and demonstrate a real enthusiasm and commitment to the success of your team!



What you’ll be responsible for Senior Buyer:


  • To lead the product, sourcing & brand strategy.
  • To lead and implement product category strategies and to maximise performance & KPI’s across multiple product areas.
  • To drive and implement clear fashion trends to ensure exciting and commercial ranges are created across the appropriate customer group.
  • Achieve a bought-in margin (BIM) that supports market competitive prices, sales targets and a good, better, best range that is in line with competition that achieves the Dept BIM.
  • To innovate & implement in terms of product opportunity, range and attributes through strategic thinking.
  • Input into the development of the Supplier strategy for your departments.
  • To regularly seek out and meet new Suppliers to understand the Global Market, and act upon the opportunities within.
  • Take ownership of Omni Channel Trading across all customer facia’s.
  • To strategically plan to react and trade to sales on volume lines by working closely with the Merchandising teams. 


In return for your hard-work and commitment you’ll receive a competitive salary and benefits package.


Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown.


The closing date for this job has now passed.