The Head of Collection is responsible for the running of the workroom, reporting into the Creative Director for the demi-couture and RTW collections and the CEO for operational activities. The role focuses on the creation of samples and bespoke orders working with a wide variety of fabrics and finishes requiring expertise in recommending the best construction methods, consistency in fit standards and exquisite execution of production, (atelier and external). The role will manage an atelier team of around 10 with responsibility for executing the critical path and budget. An essential part of the role will be to ensure fit comments are noted and relayed accurately throughout the sampling process.
The successful Head of Collection will have strong technical expertise in Demi-Couture and Women’s Ready-To-Wear. Thorough knowledge of a wide range of luxury fabrics and finishes, garment construction, print and embellishment techniques is also essential along with a proven track record in successfully managing a workroom budget, workflow and team. The ability to lead and maintain a positive work culture is essential.