Head of Buying (Singapore)
Descripción de la empresa
Consultora de recursos humanos especializada en fashion-retail.
Descripción del puesto
We are looking for a Head of Buying - Womens - Private Label to define and deliver on the buying strategy for the entire category.
Reporting directly to the Head of Private Label, you will be responsible for leading and developing a team to the highest industry standards.You will be working closely with a cross-functional team which includes designers, product developers, planners and manufacturing experts, and you will be responsible for a substantial part of the business revenues and margins.
We are looking for an experienced leader who has strong industry experience in the buying function, can create and deliver on strategic buying plans, create efficient processes for the team with experience in all aspects of buying and merchandising, and strong knowledge of product development and manufacturing.
A great eye for fashion trends and product detail are also important skills.
Experience in fashion buying, ideally covering both Womens apparel, accessories and shoes focusing on the High Street segment. Experience in the South East Asian market a plus.
Strong understanding of all phases of fashion collection and product development, from design to choice of material to product development to sampling and manufacturing.
Experience managing a large and complex range, making budget decisions with target of maximizing profits.
Strong leadership skills with proven track record at successfully managing a large team.
Ability to work within a team to resolve complex problems.
Data-driven approach to problem solving and decision making.
Excellent project management skills.
Hands-on, extremely pragmatic and entrepreneurial.
Desire to work in a fast paced fashion environment, after having thrived in a similar setting.