Collections Development Manager - Luxury Brand

Four Seasons Recruitment
30000.00 - 39999.00 GBP Annual
15 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type

A rare opportunity to join a luxury womenswear brand and manage the collection from start to finish under the direction of the Creative Directors alongside the Studio Manager, Product Development Manager and Business Manager. This is a hugely varied role where you will take full responsibility of the set deadlines and ensuring all elements of the collection development and delivery are met.

In this role you will:

  • Manage the critical path from start to finish working alongside the Business Manager and looking after 2 direct reports
  • Oversee the Junior Designers, product development team working closely with the Studio Manager and Product Development Manager
  • Ordering fabric and trims for each season
  • Managing the range plan under the direction of the Creative Directors and developing some commercial designs
  • Overseeing the Salesbook by ensuring deadlines are met and the photography and style of each garment is in line with the collection
  • Look after special projects and exclusives

You will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role overseeing and developing a collection
  • Previous experience in a CMT environment
  • A background working with luxury womenswear
  • Excellent knowledge of garment construction from initial design to creating patterns