Victora Thomas



Victora Thomas

Production/Production Development and Supply Chain Specialist

Current Location

London, UK

Victora is available for work

A natural ability to become part of a team easily, adaptable, extremely focused and pro-active with an enthusiasm for challenges.

•Reducing development lead times by 25% across core product categories
•Creation of flexible critical path to suit evolving trading preferences
•Embedded new product categories into core range contributing to 45% of overall annual sales
•Contributed to continued Net margin growth by improving intake margin by 5% points against ever changing markets
•Supporting range evolution to maximise product efficiencies and improve sell thru by 20% yr on yr
•Strong relationships across entire supply chain supporting flexible payment terms/MOQ and annual rebate agreements
•Experienced in Research & development annual Tax credit claism
•Delivering a 65% reduction in development spend yr on yr
•Implementing new processes/systems to maximise dept efficiencies
•Implementing 100% sustainable product packaging across 98% of product categories

  • Brands Victora has worked with
    • Lulu Guinness
    • Amanda Wakeley
    • Jessica Ogden
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full time or Part time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Hourly Consulting
  • Permanent Positions

Head of Product

Lulu Guinness

Feb 2009 - Present

•Oversee seasonal product strategy highlighting any areas of potential growth and implanting strategic steps to achieve growth
•Deliver seasonal range plans at product, category and price level and ...

Head of Sourcing

Lulu Guinness

Feb 2009 - Present

Production Manager

Lulu Guinness

Feb 2009 - Present

Production Co-ordinator

Amanda Wakeley

Mar 2006 - Dec 2008

•Sample room management
•Overseeing garment tech team ensuring timely processing of tech packs against critical path
•Working HK office, answering sampling queries, resolving probl...

Production Manager

Jessica Ogden

Mar 2004 - Mar 2006

•Sourcing all fabrics and trims for sampling and managing production of sample range.
•Managing a team of pattern cutters and interns to ensure timelines and critical paths are foll...

  • Critical Path Method (CPM)


  • Cost Control


  • Product Development


  • Supply Chain Management


  • Sourcing


  • System Integration




Southampton Institute

BA (hons) fashion Design


2000 to 2003

Glamorgan Centre of Art and Design Technology


Btec Diploma Foundation studies in Art and Design – Distinction

1999 to 2000

Brynteg Comprehensive School


1990 to 1999

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