About Lyle & Scott

Welcome to Lyle & Scott! At Lyle & Scott we recognize all success starts with people. At Lyle & Scott we value individuals who are passionate about delivering a strong product and services to all of our customers. At Lyle & Scott we will provide you with an opportunity to work in an employee-friendly environment as well as improve Lyle & Scott's offering and services to our customers. The possibilities are endless, not to mention the extensive benefits package, training and development opportunities along with discounts for all of our employees.

Lyle & Scott is a profitable, privately owned Scottish brand with a 140 year history that has built a reputation for crafting high-quality knitwear and other clothing. We are a brand with true authenticity, heritage and expertise recognised throughout the world; from early collaborations with Christian Dior to clothing some of the world's golfing greats. We are a men’s fashion brand and combine this with a solid authority and presence within the golfing sector with sales which have grown from £10m in 2000 to £30m in 2013.

Our routes to market include wholesaling to key accounts in the UK, Eire, Sweden and the rest of Europe through a combination of direct sales, agents and distributors and licensing into Japan. We sell direct to the end consumer and are eCommerce retailers via our own consumer website to over 50 countries worldwide. We are committed to a business strategy to remain true to our heritage and deliver further profitable growth by sustained market penetration in the UK and Ireland while strengthening our exposure in mainland Europe and the Far East.

If you don’t see a suitable role advertised but you’d like to work for Lyle & Scott, please send your CV to: recruitment.mailbox@lyleandscott.com . We will get in contact with you should the right job become available.

Join the Team

We are on the hunt for 2 Wholesale Customer Service enthusiasts to support the business by providing a hybrid of commercial and operational support to our Wholesale Partners, Agents & Distributers, and our internal Accounts Teams.

If you are a proactive and solution focused individual who enjoys being busy, this could be the right opportunity for you.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Co-management of the orderbook for our Wholesale Partners, Agents & Distributers alongside our sales team, ensuring that all stakeholders are up to date on order status weekly.
  • Provide knowledgeable answers to questions about product, pricing and availability with regards to current and prospective orders, offering stock swaps where product is unavailable.
  • Work closely with the commercial, operations and credit control teams to deliver service excellence, focusing on developing process and best practice customer support while maximising the performance of an account.
  • Represent the brand at all times, sharing Lyle & Scott's brand vision and values with customers to align our performance objectives, and in turn represent the needs of the customer internally.
  • Coordinate despatch & delivery schedules with the warehousing teams to ensure that orders are picked, packed and distributed on time to meet the customer needs.
  • Liaise with our credit control team to ensure that opportunities are maximised for the customer and Lyle & Scott, while understanding the financial risk to Lyle & Scott.
  • Build an awareness of how accounts perform within the market and understand the KPIs, to effectively collaborate with the customer and account manager to formulate opportunities.
  • As with all roles there will be a level of administration to be completed.

Desired Experience:

  • 1 - 3 years' of relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Mid-level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work
  • We welcome bilingual individuals, but this is not essential

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

Urgent vs. Important. Can you strike the balance?

We have an opportunity within the Merchandising team for an individual who is able to find that balance. You will support the team with their sole focus of having the right stock, in the right place, at the right time.

The role will involve working closely with the Merchandising team, and other business functions, in order to react to an unpredictable, unrelenting environment. You must have exceptional attention to detail under pressure, first class Excel skills, and the ability to work independently.

In this supporting role, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the end to end selling in process through detailed analysis, range assortment and buy proposals
  • Setting up and maintaining flow lines on NOOS products and key lines, highlighting opportunities with accounts, and proposing rebuys.
  • Actively maximizing sales opportunities through detailed and timely analysis of the order book versus target and last year; highlighting areas of risk and turning missed opportunities into additional orders
  • Support the selling in review process to ensure lessons learnt are captured and fed back in a constructive and measurable manner to the design team
  • Driving the buying critical path to ensure all wholesale orders are reviewed and on the system in line with the buy submission dates
  • Review sales orders versus purchase orders at the earliest possible date, highlighting risk and proposing solutions
  • To be aware at all times of delivery status and ensure the sales teams are informed of any risk to the timely conversion of the order book
  • In season drive the order book conversion through detailed trading meetings for all key accounts, ensuring sales are maximized and stock risk minimized
  • Confirm order deadlines with suppliers
  • Maintain accurate system information on Merchandising and Production-specific product data, pricing and delivery windows and reports.
  • Creating and maintaining key business documents, reports and systems accurately
  • Facilitating essential Merchandising processes, including Purchase Orders

It will be hard work and it won’t always be glamorous, but if you want the chance to make a material difference to the success of our business, this role could be for you.

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

We are excited to announce that Lyle & Scott are now recruiting for a Head of Finance operating out of its London HQ Office.

The role's primary function will be to lead the Finance Team and manage its daily duties, whilst ensuring that high operational standards and a quality financial service is provided. 

The Finance team is a core branch of Lyle & Scott's growing organisation. As the Head of Finance, you will act as the financial conscience of the business, ensuring that decision-making favours the organisation's development. As well as this, you will be a crucial member in maintaining information flow, taking ownership of your department’s performances, and ensuring that there are no disruptions to the partners and customers of the Lyle & Scott Brand. 


As the Head of Finance at Lyle & Scott, your primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Accountabilities Summary:

  • To ensure that we have a world-class finance function in place.
  • Develop and implement true finance business partnering across Lyle & Scott, with Finance being an enabling function and a critical department in the strategic direction and decisions of the company.
  • Manage the year-end audit and regulate tight deadlines.
  • Actively support the transition of our business from wholesale to retail.
  • Execute, challenge, and deliver solutions to the board in the financial areas of the company. 
  • Support the board monthly on an in-depth forward view of Directorates' financial and commercial health, delivering a rolling 18-month forecast.
  • Manage the directorate budgets, ensuring that headcount and flexible spend deliver against budget.
  • Work with Directorates to achieve maximum long term "financial effectiveness".

Accountabilities Summary of Financial Systems:

  • Maintain accuracy of the information flow for financial data across the business.
  • Manage the financial systems so that issues and risks can be easily highlighted to the board.
  • Automate the financial systems so to become a better partner to its customers, suppliers, employees, business partners and stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the Finance team are proficient in using the financial systems and utilise your system skills to maximise efficiencies performance.

What are we looking for from the ideal candidate?

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA, CIMA)
  • Expertise in managing/leading a finance team and working at a Head of/FC level
  • Expertise in operating & challenging within a high-level peer group.
  • Strong analytical perception.
  • Capable of driving change at pace.
  • Great attention to detail with a focus on the quality of work.
  • Excellent grasp of the essentials of running a business, the functions involved and the critical things to continually consider.
  • Global Multi-Channel Retail Experience.

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.

As an apprentice you’ll:

  • learn and train for a specific job
  • get paid and receive holiday leave 
  • get hands-on experience in a real job
  • study for at least 20% of your working hours - usually at a college, university or with a training provider 
  • complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
  • be on a career path with lots of future potential

Each apprenticeship has a level and an equivalent education level. You can start an apprenticeship at any level. 

Depending on the level, some apprenticeships may:

  • require previous qualifications such as an English or maths GCSE
  • give extra training in the English or maths skills needed so you’re at the right level

Why choose a Lyle & Scott Apprenticeship?

Lyle & Scott have a great history of providing unique opportunities and growing talent internally.

We are a small and fast-moving business so by enrolling in an apprenticeship with us you will get exposure to all of the commercial and operational functions of a growing brand.

We are a strong believer in learning on the job, as well as gaining qualifications, so where better to do it??

We are actively recruiting for a Marketing Manager Apprentice, Marketing Executive Apprentice and a Product Development & Garment Tech Apprentice.

We are always on the hunt for fresh faces so if you are interested in any available apprenticeships contact us… even if we aren’t advertising we may be able to offer you a unique opportunity.

You must be eligible to enrol in the apprenticeship to qualify for this opportunity.

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

Are you driven by results and looking to be part of a brand-led commercial business?

Our Core Business team is looking for a Key Account Manager to join their them.

The Key Account Manager (UK) is responsible for leading continued development of best-in-class Key Account Management in the UK for Key Accounts in the Core Business Unit. Acquire market potential and penetration in the UK optimising segmentation ensuring each Key Account carries ranges tailored to their customer and brand profile across Vintage, Sports, Womenswear, Casuals, Archive and Footwear and Accessories.

The role includes:

  • Being accountable for implementing and driving the Vintage, Sports, Womenswear, Casuals, Archive and Footwear and Accessories business strategy for Key Accounts in the UK, such as (but not limited to) JDWilliams, Shop Direct and Scotts.
  • Responsibility for multiple key strategic accounts, this will include plans and execution, business terms and performance reviews, the selling process and gross-to-net management
  • Delivering sustainable, profitable growth for Lyle and Scott ensuring equitable penetration across our ranges
  • Representing the standards of the Lyle and Scott brand, and driving a premium omni channel consumer experience
  • Creating industry and brand benchmarks and sharing learning with the wider business

To be successful in this role, and in working at Lyle & Scott, you’ll need to:

  • Have an exceptional understanding of the Brand and Customer, and a passion for product.
  • Be a clear and confident communicator. You will be required to work across a number of functions within our business, as well as communicating with your customer base
  • Similar experience within a KAM role for Apparel or FMCG
  • Balance what is important and what is urgent. This means managing your time, and the expectations of others, effectively
  • Have a strong ability to work collaboratively, building lasting relationships internally and externally
  • Be engaged and energised by your work. You see the unrelenting environment we operate in as an exciting opportunity to challenge yourself and others, rather than an impossible battle

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

We are excited to announce that Lyle & Scott are now recruiting for an International Agent Manager operating out of its London HQ Office.

As an International Agent Manager, you will report to the Sales Manager (European Wholesale) and will help facilitate business growth and maximise the commercial potential of the brand and implement models for double-digit growth with our Agents & Distributers across Europe.

The Agent Manager will be responsible for delivering plans for market growth and maximising Lyle & Scott commercial opportunities with Agents & Distributors. You will be expected to drive and promote Lyle & Scott’s premium standards across all channels, as well as supporting new business initiatives and exploring new routes to the consumer. 

In this role your primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Accountability Summary:

  • Assist Lyle & Scott in achieving sustainable, profitable growth through ongoing commercial success and management of new business prospects.
  • Working with financial business partners, identifying new opportunities, and planned for seasonal strategic market analysis.
  • Work with Sales Manager in setting market KPI’s for sustained success and management of agents and distributors.
  • Management of gross to net invoiced figures, sales, discounts, and cancellations.
  • Developing & implementing strategic market plans to maximise commercial earnings.
  • Working with all markets to achieve a well-rounded retail merchandiser, and visiting markets to identify development opportunities. 
  • Store and space planning; identifying areas with relocations opportunities.
  • Identifying opportunities based on best sellers and new models and negotiating market budgets to meet/exceed targets.
  • Presenting and proposing 3–5-year business strategies to identified vital strategic accounts.
  • Regular reviews on continuity forecasting and intake requirements, to be fed back to merchandising.
  • Monitor and report on customer and competitor activities, following up with  proposals and action as required.
  • Working with merchandising and design teams in allowing the range to cater for key account requirements.
  • Seasonal training sessions in preparation for upcoming sales campaigns, sharing best practice, experience, and knowledge as appropriate with sales team.

 What are we looking for from the ideal candidate?

Essential skills:

  • Excellent excel & presentation skills.
  • Expertise in Account Management
  • P&L accountability
  • Experience in business, strategic planning & negotiation.


  • A-Level Maths or equivalent.
  • One European language or more.
  • Experience at a mid-large size lifestyle, fashion, streetwear or sportswear brand.

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

We are excited to announce that Lyle & Scott are now recruiting for an HR Recruitment Coordinator on a part time (30 hours) basis, operating out of its London HQ Office. The position is a fixed term position

As Recruitment Coordinator, you will report to the Human Resources Manager and be responsible for sourcing high calibre talent and collaborating with department managers to meet the functions needs. 

The role will focus on attracting and head-hunting talent for numerous future vacancies at all levels and building a diverse and high calibre team. The position will be responsible for managing the whole recruitment process, all the way up to the new starters first day at Lyle & Scott.

Successful applicants will be excellent communicators who do not shy away from having difficult conversations and can juggle multiple roles and maintain close relationships with prospective employees. 

You will be a gatekeeper to our organisation so an appreciation and passion for people and culture is required....

 Recruitment Coordinator Core Responsibilities:

  • Identifying appropriate culture fit between applicant and Lyle & Scott.
  • Interacting with Lyle & Scott's managers to identify department needs, present openings, and prepare job descriptions and requirements.
  • Posting job openings on LinkedIn and appropriate platforms, and filtering through job applicants, ensuring shortlist has relevant performing reference checks (e.g. works with KPI or has a background in retail).
  • Scheduling and conducting interviews and assessments.
  • Compiling reports on recruitment for the HR Department.
  • Participating in recruitment events, such as career fairs, preparing information packets, and gathering information from suitable candidates.
  • Support on HR projects

Recruitment Coordinator Requirements:

  • Experience in and knowledge of recruitment process, employment legislation, and practices.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of seniority
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to identify ‘red flags’

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

We are looking for a talented Product Development Manager to join the Product Development team for a 12 month maternity cover role.

At Lyle & Scott Our customer is the focal point for product development - understanding their needs and how they change is vital.

So the big question is…. Are you passionate about quality product and delighting the customer?

As PD Manager you will work in partnership with the Head of Product Development & Technical. You will be a mentor the Product Development team, and drive the development and delivery of four collections each year, across all ranges.

The Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop & deliver product to the required specification at the right cost, the right quality and on time.
  • Ensure key milestones and deadlines are met, in line with the seasonal and company critical path.
  • Mentor the Product Development team to ensure continued development and the enhancement of overall skill set of the team.
  • Support Head of PD & T with intake margin ownership through product cost negotiations and regular margin analysis throughout the development season.
  • Continually work with suppliers, and analyse supply chain, to improve margin.
  • Ensure that product quality is at the forefront of all developments by understanding the brand standards, customer perception & expectations; and relevance for the suggested RRP and market placement (Good/Better/Best).
  • Guide and support the design team with the initial design process to ensure product is commercial, suitable for production, and works within the correct price architecture
  • Source relevant materials (fabrics & trims) in line with sourcing strategy and design expectation; attending Trade shows when needed
  • Allocate styles to factories based on supplier capabilities & strengths, partnering with Production team to ensure allocations are realistic and reflect a commercial mix of the best product quality & margin. Source new suppliers & factories where needed.
  • Manage the process of cross costing with different factories where appropriate to ensure achieved quality and pricing are the best possible.
  • Own and manage the proto & SMS process from start to finish with support from the Product Developers, to ensure protos & SMS are delivered on time to the required standard.
  • Establish, build and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers
  • Meet regularly with the Merchandising, Production and Garment Tech teams to ensure suppliers are performing to the expected level across all functions.
  • Ultimately responsible for data accuracy of development range plans & PLM system

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com

Lyle & Scott are looking for a trustworthy and organised Cashier to ensure that the Company’s accounting systems enable prompt and accurate recording of banking transactions, to manage the Cash Book and all financial transactions for the Company.

The role is responsible for the banking transactions and processes, providing an accurate overview of company Cashflow for future revenue and costs, preparation of month-end files for the Management Accounts close and Year End files for annual audit and Administration.

While mastering these tasks the successful candidate must be great communicator who builds strong working relationships with all UK and overseas banks, payment providers and processors.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Use the online banking systems for all UK and Overseas bank accounts, payment providers and processors to produce daily statements and back up for all customer receipts for the Credit Control team, and direct debit payments for the Accounts Payable team.
  • Reconcile all bank accounts daily, and complete the reconciliation report from the accounting system on a weekly basis complete; sharing a list of all non-reconciled items and details of all queries with the Head of Finance.
  • Reconcile internal systems against cash book accounts for eCommerce transactions, ensuring all transactions are correctly captured, working with Customer Services to make corrections where necessary.
  • Ensure bank interest is received and reconciles to all treasury deposit confirmations.
  • Process B2C customer refunds for eCommerce transactions.
  • Share bank advises received from the UK bank to assist the Credit Control team in identifying customer receipts.
  • Report bank charges monthly, including fees for eCommerce cash processing.
  • Make authorised payments in keeping with the payment terms using online banking systems.
  • Work with the Purchase Ledger Assistant to complete the supplier payment details for each payment run, and to support in validating that bank details are correct
  • Advising the Head of Finance of any currency requirements required and ensuring there are sufficient GBP funds available to purchase currency.
  • Utilising any excess funds for the earning potential for the company. Accessing the best possible rates with the various options available to the company.
  • Ensuring the processing of all bank charges and interest received is accurate through the accounting system.
  • Assist in preparation of year end files for the auditor in line with deadlines.
  • Ensure all filing is up to date and accurate and in line with the HMRC requirements.
  • Assisting other members of the finance team in moving files and arranging confidential shredding of surplus files.
  • Preparing KYC documentation and new account forms.
  • Building on relationships with key contacts at all banks and financial institutes.
  • Having the structure in place to have external queries resolved in a timely manner.

The perfect candidate will have:

  • A strong attention to detail
  • The ability to multitask
  • GCSE or A Level Mathematics & English
  • Excellent IT skills in Advanced Excel and Intermediate Word
  • Expertise in dealing with multi-level colleagues
  • Expertise in dealing with external contacts and suppliers
  • Previous experience in a busy Finance Team
  • Preparing a working Cashflow forecast

Apply on LinkedIn or directly by emailing your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com