Head of Buying - Electrical - Retail

ASP Group
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a large retailer with an excellent brand image. They have experienced strong growth over recent years and have produced excellent result over the last 12 months.You will be a proven leader and strong negotiator with previous strategic senior level buying experience ideally gained for a top 20 retailer in any product category. You will have extensive experience dealing with large multi-national branded suppliers/manufacturers within any Food [e.g. Chilled, Fresh, Ambient and Grocery] or Non Food [e.g. DIY, Electrical, Toys, Seasonal, Homewares] product area.

Applicants should have the following skills and attributes:

    Highly developed negotiation skills Senior buying management experience for a leading UK retailerExcellent supplier management skills with exposure to complex relationships with branded suppliers/manufacturersStrong commercial acumen – accountability for achieving and excelling company targets Strategic ability – responsible for setting budgets, achieving margins, category profitability etc Highly self-motivated individual Able to manage, develop and motivate senior team members

This position offers excellent career progression and training, with realistic opportunities to progress to a Director role quickly.

ASP are a preferred supplier to leading UK and International Retailers and Wholesalers offering a comprehensive recruitment service for positions up to and including Director level.

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