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Head of Womenswear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus +Good Benefits Package
REF: 2781_1584370121
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com

Job Description


An opportunity has arisen for an individual to Head up the Ladieswear division for my client, a leading and well-respected supplier of ladieswear to several retailers throughout the UK.
This is a new and exciting opportunity for a commercial and creative individual with a strong eye for product and the ability to lead and develop teams across Design, Merchandising, and Sales. The role will also encompass close contact with all key customers so a strong background in sales/ account management will be essential for this role as well as the ability to command respect from key customers and staff.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Heading up and overseeing Design, Merchandising and Sales Teams
  • Building existing customer relationships and develop new customers .
  • Ensuring critical path runs smoothly across all areas
  • Overseeing all processes and operations within the company to ensure best practice and procedures are in place
  • Analysing sales and looking at new growth opportunities for the business
  • Regular travel to Customers and factories when required throughout the UK and overseas
  • Involvement In Sourcing to strengthen current product offering


Person Specifications:

  • Strong womenswear background essential
  • Previous experience managing and leading a team
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Strong negotiation skills aswell as commercial business acumen
  • Ability to make and take commercial decisions
  • Should have a creative vision as this role will also be involved in product development
  • Able to travel regularly throughout the UK and overseas