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Head of Womenswear

Job Title: Head of Womenswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus +Good Benefits Package
Start Date: asap
REF: 2781_1581950537
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

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 aswell as the ability to command resepctfrom key customers and staff.

Main Duties 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 Specification

  • 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