Retail Buyer (Gifts)

Portfolio Procurement
£38000 - £40000 per annum
26 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Major Retail Organisation have a fantastic opportunity for a Retail Buyer to join their team based in the Essex Head Office. The role will be responsible for the negotiation of terms with suppliers for products, along with the creation a strategic plan for specific product ranges. The role will also involve an element of managing the online platform, ensuring all website product information is correct and up to date.

We are looking to speak with candidates who have experience buying in a retail or FMCG environment, that have experience producing range plans and are able to build long term relationships with suppliers.

Role Responsibilities

Purchase all goods for both online store and stores around the UK

Negotiate terms with suppliers

Create strategic plans for product ranges

Establish seasonal buying plans

Develop relationships with current supply base

Manage stock levels across stores and central warehouse

Raise purchase orders with suppliers

Keep all website product information up to date

Analyse market, identifying current & future trends

Identify potential sales opportunities

Liaise with internal departments such as marketing and sales

Experience Required:

Retail Buying Experience

Experience planning product ranges

Confident negotiator

Analytical mind set with ability to spot future market trends

Interviews are being arranged this week, don't miss out submit your CV now!


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