Warehouse (Head Office) Buyer - Brands (The Idle Man)

Department / Function:
Head Office (London) ~ Buying
Vacancy Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Closing Date:
Job Advert Description:

We're looking for a Brands Buyer to join The Idle Man based in Old Street.  This is a full time and permanent role, reporting to the Managing Director. 



  • Responsible for the selection and development of The Idle Man’s portfolio of 3rd party brands
  • Understand The Idle Man customer and deliver relevant brands and product selections across clothing, footwear, accessories and lifestyle departments
  • Work closely with Merchandising to ensure the range is balanced and commercial whilst managing risk
  • Build and maintain relationships with brand partners, negotiating trade terms to maximise profitability
  • Build trend awareness through inspirational shopping and visiting trade shows
  • Able to translate awareness into the The Idle Man proposition
  • Demonstrates a broad business and commercial acumen and contribute to the strategic business direction
  • Responsible for development and performance management of current team


  • Currently working at Senior Assistant / Junior Buyer Level or above with extensive exposure to menswear brands and existing relationships in the industry
  • Ability to raise own profile within the business by developing relationships with internal and external suppliers and management team
  • Ability to delegate effectively and monitor progress of more junior team members