We are looking for a motivated & experienced Established Fabric Sourcing Partner to join our team. This person needs to be a proven team player who would welcome building strong relationships with both internal teams as well as external suppliers.
What you'll be doing...
•Exploring & driving consolidation opportunities across key Retail Departments negotiating the best fabric prices & delivery directly with garment manufacturers, fabric suppliers & agents.
•Supporting the implementation of cross functional Fabric Management Data Systems including working with commercial teams to identify seasonal volume fabric pots for consolidation, cost saving & standardization.
•Support HOF in fabric forecasting & greige commitment & fabric management.
•Rolling fabric liability figures, working closely with suppliers on fabric use up & sharing with commercial teams.
•Supporting the drive to position globally as a leading Fashion brand though fabric innovation, trend & sustainability.
•Working closely with agents, mills and manufacturers to gain full transparency of fabric origins as part of the wider Fashion with Integrity initiative.
•Working with key mills to drive new fabric trend & first to market fashion & gaining market price intelligence on volume fabrics to drive margin.
•Increasing customer trust & confidence through consistency in fabric quality working closely alongside Fabric Technology.
•Working closely alongside Fabric Technology to review existing fabric bases with a view to making consistent improvements in quality.
•Researching & being confident to present regular fabric trend updates sourcing new fabrics as appropriate ahead of the season: Delivering seasonal overarching fabric trends, Catwalk Updates, Social Media & International Trade Shows.
•Collaborating with the Sustainability and Ethical Teams to work towards the FWI targets.
•Competitive salary, pension, and private medical care scheme
•Performance related bonus
•Flex benefits allowance - which you can chose to take as extra cash, or use towards other benefits
•25 days paid annual leave + an extra day for your birthday
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