&F at Tesco aims to be one of the biggest global fashion brands and is constantly looking for new, on trend design, making our UK Clothing division one of the most exciting areas to work.
As a Buying Manager, your role will be to create profitable customer driven ranges and promotions to deliver sales and margin targets and ensure your buying plan supports a group of products to support the delivery of the customer plan and promises of 'I can get what I want' and 'the prices are good'.
Your responsibilities will be to:
Ensure your buying plan supports delivery of the customer plan
Hit sales and margin targets and then beat them
Have a great range which gives customers a reason to shop with us across all store formats and all trading formats
Develop your supplier base to achieve competitive advantage
Negotiate product cost to continually drive down costs for our customers
Plan and negotiate market leading promotions
Use the exit process to optimise sell through and minimise exit costs
Always try to make things simpler for stores
Deliver against the critical path
The successful individual will have Buying experience within a multi site retail consumer business, along with an understanding of country and global supply chain processes. You will have strong leadership skills with the ability to manage the performance of others. You will also be able to demonstrate a successful track record of buying products and have an understanding of fabric/garment construction.