Buying Director

Michael Page Retail
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting Homewares Brand based in London are looking to consolidate Commercial Function by hiring a Fantastic Buying Director to Shape their business. Looking for a Homewares Specialist to help develop and differentiate their amazing brand!

Client Details

An Amazing Homewares Brand with great presence in the UK, this business has a start up feel but has significant financial turnover. They have a brilliant market presence in the homewares sector and are continually looking to diversify their range and appeal to a wider demographic whilst maintaining brand integrity. This is a role like no other for a Homewares Specialist who wants to have their range on the shelf.


As Buying Director you will be responsible for

  • Managing all aspects of buying, including Process building, Far East Sourcing, and Product Development,
  • Managing Buying and Merchandising Function
  • Managing current product portfolio whilst planning for product diversification and future growth plans
  • Work collaboratively with teams across the business to create an effective buying process and platform for increased sales.
  • Project manage new opportunities from source to market.
  • Far East Sourcing - 2/4 trips per year
  • Build commercial strategy with MD, and build commercial function to ensure process support
  • Being a Business Leader, inspiring others from all areas and ensuring an over achieving mentality is preserved


The Successful Buying Director will

  • Be a Buying Specialist having built a successful career within Homewares specialising in Far East Sourcing
  • Have a brilliant track record of building Buying process, and over achieving and ambitious buying teams
  • Have experience of working and liaising at senior management Level
  • Have strong ambitions to become Commercial Director of a multimillion pound business
  • Be able to commute to London
  • Be able to go on 2/4 international sourcing trips a year

Job Offer

The successful Buying Director will be remunerated depending on their prowess and ability in interview.

Salary is between £90-100k + Car Allowance, Market leading bonus, Pension and Health care and will work from the London offices on a daily basis.

If this role sounds of interest, please apply asap and if suitable we will set up a confidential chat ASAP