Job details

Senior Menswear Buyer

Job reference: 003138

Closing date: 10/12/2019

Salary: £50,000 per annum

Department: Buying

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 150 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.


Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones. It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, your work with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives. We are proud to be N Brown.


We are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer with strong numerical and analytical skills to join our Menswear 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.