Collections Development Manager - Luxury Brand

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
Town :
LONDON, ENGLAND
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
JE073159_1505144932

Job description

A rare opportunity to join a luxury womenswear brand and manage the collection from start to finish under the direction of the Creative Directors alongside the Studio Manager, Product Development Manager and Business Manager. This is a hugely varied role where you will take full responsibility of the set deadlines and ensuring all elements of the collection development and delivery are met.

In this role you will:

* Manage the critical path from start to finish working alongside the Business Manager and looking after 2 direct reports
* Oversee the Junior Designers, product development team working closely with the Studio Manager and Product Development Manager
* Ordering fabric and trims for each season
* Managing the range plan under the direction of the Creative Directors and developing some commercial designs
* Overseeing the Salesbook by ensuring deadlines are met and the photography and style of each garment is in line with the collection
* Look after special projects and exclusives

You will have:

* Previous experience in a similar role overseeing and developing a collection
* Previous experience in a CMT environment
* A background working with luxury womenswear
* Excellent knowledge of garment construction from initial design to creating patterns