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Head of Design - Womenswear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
REF: 4011_1672926296
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Job Description

A fabulous new opportunity has arisen for our client a leading established supplier of womenswear to most major retailers in the UK. This is a new role for a Head of Design across multi product womenswear categories.
This is a senior role for an individual with a strong commercial background who can support the growth of the business thorough creative direction as well as leading a team. This role would suit a creative, commercial and strategic thinker who can increase turnover through great products ,and building great relationships.
You will be responsible for managing design teams to create high-quality work that aligns with client's requirements and to potentialise new opportunities.
This is a senior UK role within an international company and requires an individual who can work autonomously and lead and motivate a team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities will include

  • Overseeing range development, ensuring that the product reflects the Brand strategy
  • Identifying new product opportunities as they emerge in the market
  • Manage the process of creating a balanced range across all areas
  • Recruiting Leading and building a strong design team
  • Motivating and engaging the team through recognition and regular feedback
  • Liaising with Factories overseas
  • Regular contact with Buying teams

Person Specification

  • Strong Casual design background
  • Held a similar position with a retailer/ brand or supplier
  • Shows strong awareness of current trends, Retail market conditions
  • Demonstrates the ability to drive the success of multiple departments through strategic and commercial thinking
  • Has experience of working with high volumes