Nadine West, a rapidly growing e-commerce startup for women’s apparel seeks a dynamic, experienced Senior Tops Buyer, responsible for establishing, maintaining and growing relationships with off-price vendors.

Requirements

  • Ability to plan, place, and track large-scale inventory orders for women’s apparel in detail.
  • Comfortable in establishing and maintaining relationships w/vendors, including constant negotiation on the item, order, and vendor level for best possible terms.
  • Thoughtful creation of data-driven assortment plans.
  • Familiarity with Inventory Management System functionality.
  • Act as the enforcement of vendor compliance, including the ability to hold strict accountability for vendors and partners.
  • Extensive knowledge of fabric compositions.
  • Hire, train, and manage future direct reports as well as collaborating and reporting to an expanding team.
  • Attend trade shows and conferences.
  • Possess strong business acumen, including familiarity w/P&Ls, roadmaps, and cost-cutting initiatives.


Qualifications

Multi-year experience in off-price women’s apparel and/or accessories. Strong analytical knowledge (SQL and other advanced programming languages a plus, but not required.) Must possess superlative communication skills (both verbal and written) as well as extensive knowledge of fabrics/materials/textiles.

Benefits

Requires frequent travel.