Head of Buying

For our client Munro Tailoring, Fashion Solution is in search of a Head of Buying. As a Head of Buying you will be responsible for all collections and their performance. Working closely with Purchasing, Product, Finance, Sales, and Creative teams, you will curate unique world-class and commercial collections for our customers around the world. Are you this dynamic personality, then please apply directly!

  • Plaats
  • Regio
  • Vakgebied
  • Dienstverband
  • Werkervaring
  • Opleidingsniveau
  • Salaris
  • Referentienummer
  • Amsterdam
  • Noord-Holland
  • Inkoop / Productie
  • Fulltime
  • 6-10 jaar
  • HBO
  • -
  • 10110

Over het bedrijf

Herenmode hoog segment: een jong, innovatief en snel groeiend modebedrijf. Sinds 2007 zijn zij actief in de ontwikkeling, vervaardiging en verkoop van Custom-Made en Ready-Made pakken en o.a. shirts knits, jeans en sneakers. Zij leveren wereldwijd aan honderden menswear retailers in het hogere segment. Waarmee zij in nauwe samenwerking succes creëren. Vanuit het zalige kantoor in Amsterdam bouwen ze met een jong en passievol team aan de realisatie van hun visie.

Over de functie

In the role of Head of Buying you will lead the Buying Team and will be responsible for:

  • Lead the collection creation process and deliver collections within the framework set by management
  • Buy fabrics and other raw materials across all our product categories (and roll out potential new categories)
  • Source new suppliers and qualities
  • Visit fairs and suppliers to select fabric and trimmings
  • Maintain relationships with key suppliers, negotiating prices and terms
  • Realize margin and working capital targets on collections
  • Continually optimize the communication and planning within your department (and with other teams)
  • Lead collection projects and new developments in collections
  • Manage the quality control of materials, realizing real and financially-sound solutions
  • Ensure administration and systems are organized and up to date
  • Oversee buying related IT projects

Functie eisen

You will ideally have:

  • A degree in fashion or related study
  • 10 years experience in relevant roles
  • Experience and ambition to lead a small team
  • Passion for top quality menswear products and materials
  • Excellent communication as a team player
  • An optimistic outlook and solution-focused mindset
  • Strong planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • An eye for detail
  • Strong negotiation and organization skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Willingness to travel regularly
  • Availability to work full time and on site in Amsterdam


What's in it for you!

  • A great team of 75 young and enthusiastic colleagues
  • An energetic work environment
  • A generous employee discount
  • Friday drinks
  • Office parties
  • A discounted gym subscription
  • A bike lease program
  • A personal learning and development budget
  • A great company pension
  • Opportunities to develop yourself and your own ideas

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