Leads high-performing, cross-functional teams in Product Innovation and Implementation for Profitable Business Growth.
Experienced, self-motivated, and driven leader, with proven success in creating and delivering profitable, brand growth, for global, omnichannel retail organisations.
A creative and strategic thinker, with excellent commercial judgement, intuitive insight into fashion trends, and identifying product opportunities, to deliver customer satisfaction across all channels.
An effective manager, with a proactive and collaborative approach, who enjoys supporting the development of high-performing teams, and inspires them to be curious, agile, and organised, to deliver best practice outputs.
Areas of strength include:
Collaborative Team Building | Business & Product Strategy | Creative Problem-Solving | Product Innovation | Internal & External Relationship Development |Critical Path Management | Communication & Influencing | Customer & Market Awareness | Process Improvement | Global Sourcing | Quality Assurance
To be discussed
Open to Full time or Part time work
Marks and Spencer ltd
Jan 2021 - Jan 2023
Responsible for developing, implementing, and leading the commercial product, sourcing, and ESG strategy, managing ongoing operational, quality, and risk management, by setting clear frameworks for th...
HEAD OF BUYING
Menswear Jaeger & Austin Reed
Jan 2018 - Jan 2020
• Redefined the product strategy, and customer profile, with a laser focus on lifestyle, and end use, to deliver £42m sales, +39% to plan, and increased profit by 41% for AW18/19.
• Strengthened the b...
HEAD OF BUYING
CREW CLOTHING COMPANY LTD.
Jan 2015 - Jan 2017
• Delivered 2 consecutive years of sales and margin growth by re-structuring the team, implementing the new lifestyle product strategy and managing the re-branding, setting metrics for balanced range ...
SENIOR BUYING MANAGER
Jan 2006 - Jan 2014
• Responsible for the UK, French and Italian markets, identifying regional needs and communicating these to influence the creative direction of product opportunities to the central design team in New ...
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
2013- Pure – Premium Womenswear Collection – Identified, sourced, and developed premium fabrics and yarns in Denim, Knitwear, and Jersey resulting in an incremental sales increase of £4.6m.
2013 - Cr...
Critical Path Method (CPM)