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Senior Buyer on Home

  • Location
  • Central London
  • Salary
  • Competitive Salary and Great Benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • Senior Buyer, Home & Gift

    Here at Urban Outfitters we’re expanding extremely quickly. We currently have 55 stores across the UK and Europe, a hugely successful website and are continuing to grow at a fast pace here in the UK and abroad. This is a exciting time to join our business and we are looking for dedicated and driven people to join us and drive this massive growth.

    This is a phenomenal opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join our Home Buying team. The ideal candidate will have a strong product development background and be able to take ownership of their areas.

    Responsibilities:

    • This person will demonstrate a fresh perspective and a market leading point of view to curate the homeware edit for our UK and European stores.
    • Focusing on furniture, lighting, decorative accessories and our UO Grow offer.
    • Taking ownership of these areas and developing a comprehensive range of product across branded and own label product.
    • Management of product development and signoff process to ensure critical dates are met.
    • Building excellent relationships with supply base and branded partners and using best negotiation skills. As well as on boarding new relevant factories & suppliers.
    • Driving trade on a daily and weekly basis, chasing into strong reactions and relentlessly seeding new ideas. With focus on being first to market with new ideas.
    • Preparing and presenting weekly sales meetings and product reviews.
    • Present strategy, ideas and concepts to senior management, ensuring their confidence in your decisions
    • Working closely with the US Buying Team to align product where appropriate for European market as well as sourcing leverages across countries.
    • Collaborate across functions and build strong relationships with our retail, content, Ecom and creative teams to ensure best delivery of concept to customer across all platforms.
    • Developing and managing a small team.
    • In depth knowledge of the home & gifting market and strong point of view on current and upcoming trends. Keeping up to date with competition.
    • Represent the brand with integrity and authority at all times, being a true brand ambassador for the home business
    • Frequent travel to Europe, USA and Far East.

    Salary - On Application. Please note your current salary when applying.

    Location - Head Office, Oxford Street London.

    Please specify the position for which you are applying in the subject line and attach your CV.