Barclay Meade

Import Merchandiser/wholesale merchandiser

GBP20000 - GBP25000 per annum +
05 Apr 2012
19 Apr 2012
Poulami Bhattacharya
Job Level
Graduate, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a global importer, specialising in menswear, ladieswear, kidswear, supplying into both branded and high street retail giants globally. Due to strong growth, this is a newly created position within the merchandising team. As an import merchandiser, you will be responsible for working closely with factories in the far east, get involved in FOB/CMT/landed operation, make sure that deliveries are made on time, manage the critical path , meet buyers/customers , present samples, manage their expectations, manage the account/relationship and support overall business objectives through effective overall supply chain management.

The ideal candidate :
- Will be degree educated , ideally within fashion/textiles
- MUST have experience as a wholesale/import merchandiser within a fashion/clothing wholesale/import house
-Have a good understanding of latest fashion trends on the high street (menswear/ladieswear)
-Have some account management experience (dealing directly with high street retail customers/buyers)
-Have strong far east factory knowledge
-Have a proven track record of commercial achievements (lead time reduction, negotiation, cost reductions,etc)

If this sounds like you, please apply in confidence. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.