Product Manager (Mens, Womens, Childrens) Turkey
You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Directory and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!
About the team Next Sourcing is the wholly owned sourcing company of Next Plc. We design and source product via our global network of offices and suppliers; negotiating market leading prices; securing the fastest lead times and managing production to ensure fantastic product is safely delivered on time. If youre passionate about Product and looking for a more challenging next step on the career ladder, then this could be an opportunity you dont want to miss. Working closely with design, product development, merchandising and Next, you will identify the right strategy and suppliers to implement and deliver the best product to Next. About the role You will: Work with the UK Buying and Design teams to understand the needs of the Customer and to develop strategies to grow the business. Have strong fashion awareness particularly of UK fashion trends and product directions within Next. This will involve regular travel and constant communications with UK Buying and Design teams. Assist local sales and merchandising teams to establish Product Sourcing strategies to achieve the margin and sales targets. Regularly present and deliver product to Next showing this seasons latest trends and key items to drive these sales. Work closely with the factories, to build business with key suppliers and keeping up to date with the latest market information.
Strong product development/design background in Womenswear or Childrenswear with good sourcing knowledge.
A great communicator, you will build excellent relationships both internally and externally.
Strong costing and negotiating skills on all product categories
Excellent project management skills, a strategic thinker who can drive sales achieve targets.
A fast thinker, capable of working at speed, and continually multi-tasking. A self starter with impressive interpersonal skills. Please click here for more information about working for Next Sourcing Overseas. https://careers.next.co.uk/next-sourcing-overseas.aspx
Bonus Scheme,Relocation Package,Housing Allowance,Home Flights,UK Business Trips,International Medical Cover,Repatriation Assistance