Technical Admin Assistant

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Central London, London SW1A 2DR, UK
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

Type of position: Technical Admin Assistant

Company: Roland Mouret, SP Collection

Areas of fashion: Fashion Design & Production

Location: Farringdon, London

Hours: Full time

Roland Mouret, SP Collection are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Technical Admin Assistant to join the team to offer support across Design, Technical, Product Development and Sample Management.

As Technical Admin Assistant you will work directly with the Technical Team across all stages of the fitting process.

We work in a fast-paced environment, therefore initiative, willingness to learn, taking part in all aspects of the fitting and development process, and a passion for your work are key. There is a lot of invaluable experience to be learnt as part of our small team, so this is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Entry level - 1 years experience within technical or product development
  • BA or equivalent qualification in a fashion related subject
  • Experience of attending fittings and recording fit comments
  • Basic understanding of pattern cutting, good knowledge of fabrics, technical components and sewing techniques
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced environment, ensuring post show critical path is honoured
  • An understanding of complex garment construction, print and embellishment
  • Tenacious, assertive and determined attitude with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient and confident user of Adobe suite including Photoshop & InDesign
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Good negotiation, organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Dedicated, hardworking and committed person willing to invest long term

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sample management of collections; liaising with the VIP and PR teams to offer support on sample requests
  • Preparing samples for fittings; steaming, measuring, organising and managing location for each sample
  • Assist Design, Technical and Product Development Teams through all stages of collection development
  • Attend and type notes for each fit session
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure the relevant paperwork is submitted prior to each fit session
  • General housekeeping of the development department, i.e. updating spreadsheets, receiving and sending packages, maintaining an organised workplace for fabrics and samples
  • Work to understand the commercial and technical evaluation of test/mill reports
  • Maintaining the production critical path
  • Organise fit sessions i.e. creating fit list and ensuring all samples arrive on time
  • Accurately measuring samples as soon as they arrive prior to the fit sessions
  • Support the team on day-to-day functions
  • Time management of assigned tasks and ability to prioritise
  • To be commercially aware of competitors and key trends
  • Seasonal market research in fit, sizing and finishing
  • To prioritise own workload in line with meetings schedule and critical path

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