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CV, UK Based Fashion Merchandiser Looking Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20350

List top 5 skills: fashion merchandiser, production co ordinator
Short Bio:

I have always had an interest in fashion and I continue to keep up with the latest trends and new designs. I have several excellent connections with other professionals within the fashion industry in different regions. They help to keep me updated on which fashion styles are getting the most attention, I also make time to visit fashion shows to see how others are responding to the new trends
I have outstanding research and negotiating skills

Current location: 

Manchester - View on map

Nationality: 

Pakistani

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Retail Wholesale and Purchasing, General Management

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Relevant Qualifications

2010-2011
University of Bolton, United Kingdom
M.Sc (Business Information Systems)

2011
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Summer School Course on ‘Global Knowledge Management’

B.com. – Karachi University

1996-2000
M.B.A.(I.T), – B.B.A Preston University, Karachi

Profile

• Highly-qualified and experienced Apparel Merchandiser with supervising, purchase, and distribution of garments experience for department stores, such as Primark, Newlook, Missguided, House of Fraser concessions, Debanhem concessions, Bank etc.

• Diverse and extensive over 5 years fashion merchandising and buying experience at eminent establishments specialyzing in wovens, denim, knits etc.

• Able to create and regularly update production critical path(CPs)

• Excelent communication skills

• In-depth understanding of fashion merchandising principles and techniques

• A great hand at computer tools used for fashion designing and at web search engines

• Conducted meetings with the higher management of clientele to understand business expectations

• Highly skilled in reviewing requirements of establishment and settle on quantity and type of products to buy

• Able to travel to trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events

• Dealt with production departments in factories and possess a thorough knowledge of fabric and garment production processes

• work closely with fashion designers and have a very good knowledge of cloth/garments quality

• A track record of client satisfaction and timely project delivery within stipulated budget.

• Chasing lab dip, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions (sealer samples / pre-production samples/ production samples/ press samples etc.).

• Expertise in areas of new product Development, Market research and survey, Fashion and trend forecasting

KEY SKILLS

• Fashion Merchandising

• Possess a good Knowledge of Textiles – Denim, Woven’s, Knits, Dyed, Printed.

• Textile/Clothing Buying

• Knowledge of Pattern Making and Garment Manufacturing

• Quality Control(Textile/Clothing)

• Fashion Forecasting

• Communication and Team Work

• Information Technology

• E-marketing

• MS Office(MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Adobe Photoshop

• E-Commerce

• Numerical and analytical ability

Career Summary

West End Clothing, London – UK
Fashion Merchandiser
Jan 2014 to Sept 2014

Influence Fashion (Manchester) Ltd
March 2012 to Jan 2014
Fashion Merchandiser

World of Fashion (Manchester) Ltd. Manchester
March 2008 till Jan 2012
Visual Merchandiser / e-commerce Assistant:

• Worked as Visual Merchandiser/e-commerce assistant

• Used different software applications including MS Office (i.e. Word, Excell, Powerpoint etc)., PhotoShop, ImageReady, HTML, Sagepay

Uploading new product to the company’s website

Artistic Milliners
March 2003 – Nov 2007
Merchandiser(Denim)

2001
Cressoft Inc.(Software House)
Trainee software developer

Worked on different software applications i.e. Java Script, Active Server Pages, Visual Basic, Crystal reports etc.