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UO - Junior Buyer, Womens Footwear (Maternity Cover)

  • Location
  • London
  • Salary
  • Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • Junior Buyer, Womens Footwear (Maternity Cover)

    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 really exciting time to join our business! We are solely responsible for our own buying and merchandising in Europe and we’re looking for dedicated and driven people to join us and drive this massive growth.

    This is a phenomenal opportunity for a fast-paced Junior Buyer to join our Buying team. The ideal candidate will have a strong product development background and be ready to take ownership of their own department reporting directly to the Head of Buying. We would consider an experienced Senior Assistant Buyer ready for the next step with experience of buying their own range

    Responsibilities:

    • Assuring exciting and relevant product development for the UO brand
    • Working closely with the team to ensure comprehensive ranges within the department.
    • Sustain on-going key awareness of departmental and company performance.
    • Continued sales analysis, trading department carrying out confident action to best and worst sellers.
    • Maintain key awareness of trends, brands and competitors.
    • Ability to react to changing demands of the market place.
    • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers.
    • Preparing and presenting weekly sales meetings and product reviews & sign off’s
    • Manage OTB and deliver within the KPI’s and Seasonal department plans
    • Experience required of managing a small team
    • Experience within Women’s Footwear
    • International travel, sourcing trips & trade fairs where required.

    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.

    We look forward to hearing from you.