Buying Director for popular textile brand

Anonym - Region Sjælland
Are you a passionate leader with extensive buying and supply chain experience, strong negotiation skills, and a hands-on leadership approach? Do you thrive in an outgoing role where you succeed alongside your team? And do you want to work for a leading textile brand with a rich background story and ambitious plans? Then apply today for the exciting position as Buying Director.

Popular textile brand with massive growth potential 

Our client is a Danish textile brand with an international client base. The company produces clothing and accessories using excellent materials and following the newest trends and productions methods.

With a special focus on fit, sustainability, and quality, the purchasing department plays a vital role in the success of the company. As the new Buying Director, you will be responsible for the overall buying department. You will oversee all buying activities and focus on taking in some of the buying-related tasks which previously have been located with the product development team.

Your tasks and areas of responsibility

  • Developing and implementing the overarching buying strategy with respect to sustainability
  • Ensure implementation of new working methods
  • Hands-on leadership of the Danish and international team
  • Maintaining and growing the relationship to existing partners
  • Sourcing European suppliers and participating in contract negotiations
  • Ensuring an ideal and effective buying flow
  • Strengthening the supply chain and expanding the product range

You will be reporting directly to the CEO. You can look forward to visiting suppliers in different corners of the world for approximately 40 days a year.

Buying Director with management experience from the textile industry

We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and motivating leader who works determined to succeed while acknowledging the company goals, values, and quality standards. Your resumé lists both leadership of internal resources and external partners and you are skilled at negotiation. You thrive in a team-oriented environment where you get to be hands-on and guide the way and you lead with an honest, open, and trusting approach.

You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a buying management position in the textile industry. Here you have gained product and quality knowhow especially regarding responsible production including insights to chemicals and sustainability.

You have a thorough understanding of buying and supply chain processes that you can utilize to create an effective purchasing flow. Moreover, your great experience enables you to provide valuable input and feedback to design and product development colleagues to continuously develop partnerships and collections in the right direction. It is a must that you are skilled in both Danish and English.

Improving sustainability and quality

You can look forward to working for a company who has extensive experience in its field. This has resulted in specialized knowhow that has been passed down through generations. Today, the company combines tradition with modern approaches and challenges itself to do better every day – both in relation to sustainability efforts, quality improvement, and employee satisfaction. Come work for the popular textile brand and see for yourself!

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Marlie Hede

Marlie Hede

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Med mange års ledelseserfaring, blandt andet som direktør i tekstilbranchen, og som selvstændig inden for virksomheds- og karriererådgivning, har Marlie opbygget et stort netværk. Kombineret med en bred uddannelsesmæssig baggrund, er Marlie skarp på analyse af virksomheder og deres behov, og da hun samtidigt er en sand menneskekender, som bruger sin intuition er grundlaget for stærke resultater sikret. Marlie brænder for optimering og udvikling af virksomheder og mennesker i deres karriereliv. Med sin ambitiøse tilgang til at skabe værdi og resultater bidrager Marlie med stærke faglige kompetencer og en vindende personlighed til gavn for hele holdet.

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