Senior Buyer (Home/Kitchenware) - South London

Recruiter
Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited
Location
London, South East England
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer (Home/Kitchenware)South LondonSalary £45-50k

The Client

A specialist retailer, with impressive growth plans, is looking for an established Buyer to help drive the performance of their most high profile area. This is a great opportunity for a strong Buyer or Senior Buyer, with multi product experience, to take the next step in their career.

The Role

As Senior Buyer, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Overseeing the range development and critical path of your category
  • Delivering to ambitious sales and margin targets in line with the company budget
  • Maintaining and developing current and new supplier relations, negotiating commercial trading agreements
  • Identifying patterns, and forecasting sales to spot growth opportunities.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have significant buying experience, along with leading or mentoring a small team from a home/diy/kitchenware retailer.

In addition, you must also demonstrate:

  • The ability to develop positive working relationships, both internally and with external suppliers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience of under taking competitor analysis
  • Adaptability to change, and the ability to work under pressure to tight timelines

If you feel you have the appropriate skills and characteristics, please apply with an up to date CV today.

Salary

£45 - 50k