Buyer (Suits) - TOPMAN

Working Here

Putting menswear on the fashion map, British brand Topman is a style authority. From famous style staples to sharp tailoring, Topman has earned its sartorial stripes with an unswerving, energetic approach to producing truly exciting, aspirational men’s fashion.

The Job

A role at TOPMAN promises a fast paced, challenging and innovative working environment. As a Buyer at TOPMAN you will be responsible for overseeing one of our industry-leading Buying teams to develop and deliver innovative global product ranges, drive profit and influence the Brand's global product strategy.

Day To Day

  • Meet the needs of the TOPMAN customer, creating a balanced, innovative range, looking at price point, quality and standards.
  • Responsible for implementing the climate specific product strategies and financial plans for a specific product category.
  • Be able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with external third parties/suppliers.
  • Develop a sourcing and supplier strategy including negotiating price, delivery and terms
  • Working closely with Design to capture and develop the latest trends, and with Technologists to ensure that fabric and fit satisfies our high quality standards.
  • Creative eye is imperative as is the ability to strongly interpret trends into designs/products for the TOPMAN customer at a global level including trend insights from territories as input for products and ranges
  • Utilise the global line detail to develop, build and source a global product range by climate for all markets that delivers commercial targets and aligns with the customer base

Must Haves

  • Interested about global markets
  • Structured and strategic thinker within department area
  • Have proven success at buying your own area and have an established track record of driving business forward.
  • Able to develop and maintain strong supplier relationships
  • Ability to spot opportunities and risks
  • Be able to demonstrate pro-activity in sourcing new ideas and inspiration.
  • Possess excellent commercial awareness and ability to drive profit.

Added Extras

  • Early finish Fridays during Summer!
  • 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
  • Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
  • Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
  • Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
  • Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
  • Events to support our diverse range of charities

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.