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Sourcing Manager

Sourcing Manager

Sourcing, Supplier Management, Sustainability and Ethical         

Working closely with the Head of Sourcing you will be required:

  •        Previous experience in Fashion Retail, sourcing or buying role

•             Experience of implementing sustainability objectives

•             Great communication skills

•             Knowledge of international suppliers, supplier set up, management and onboarding processes.

•             Great Excel skills

•             The ability to work cross-functionally with other areas of Retail, including Buying, Merchandising and Design

•             A passion for fashion.

•             Have the organization to work in a fast paced environment

•             Arrange direction both visually and verbally to all employees

•             Drive success through strategic, creative, anD commercial thinking

•             Good negotiation and influencing skills, can successfully gain buy in from the team and leaders to potentialize opportunities

•             Be aware of current sourcing trends, the current market and be aware of global opportunity

•             The opportunity for international travel and expansion

You will also be required to:

•             Develop long term needs of the business and support ethical, sustainability and supply targets

•             Research, develop and attract new suppliers, product categories, manufacturing territories in line with the brands development.

•             Ensure new and existing suppliers work to and meet brand ethical and sustainability objectives

•             Work collaboratively with the product team ensure costing and pricing exercises are completed comprehensively.

•             Constant communication with suppliers

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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