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Sr. Buyer/Purchasing Agent (4493248)

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Fortune 500 Fashion brand is looking for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent with the following qualifications

• Merchandise assortment into concepts supporting key items, strategies and current trends that are commercially viable and provide an exciting customer store experience by partnering with design, visual merchandising, and marketing. Create and present a compelling assortment that will meet financial targets and will support Divisional and Brand objectives.
• Develop Seasonal Strategies: Create department level pre-season assortment, pricing, and promotional strategy that aligns with divisional merchandising strategy.
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with additional members of cross-functional teams (Production, Tech Services, Marketing, Visual, and Inventory Management).
• Compile & Analyze Seasonal and Hindsight information. Analyze historic data, trends, product assortment, and competition to develop the strategy.
• Analyze current business to identify business opportunities and in-season risks.
• Present seasonal product best sellers to help cross functional teams understand in-season selling to better plan for future seasons. Make recommendations and execute in-season strategy changes as needed
• Monitor Brand business and assortment through attendance report evaluation, merchant partnerships, and store visits. Maintain an understanding of brand strategies, successes, and opportunities.
• Understand competitive environment; proactively seek market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets.
• Develop Product by driving the process from inspiration to final product. Collaborate with Design, Production, and Tech Design to finalize all details including fabrication, fit, color, print, and overall aesthetic.
• Approve garment fit and ensure product execution meets brand filters.
• Influence others to achieve results.
• Actively listen to all members of the cross functional team to ensure that innovative ideas surface, are acted upon, and that the team feels ownership in the business.
• Effectively manage and support the clear development process of direct report to ensure job satisfaction and future talent development by providing the appropriate tools and training

Job Title: Sr. Buyer / Merchant
Start Date ASAP
End Date 11/10/15

The project

Either Womens Pants or Petites

Top Three Skills needed to perform this job?

1. Merchandising Experience
2. Product Eye
3. Financial Acumen

Software skills: Line assortment tools, excel

Contract only or Contract to hire? Potential to hire down the line

Interview Process: Manager would like to review resumes and move to in-person interviews quickly.

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