Buyer - Maternity Contract

4 days left

04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Have you got an interest in home and interior design and a love for outdoors? Do you have commercial flair and want a role that offers travel to Europe?

Are you comfortable with numbers and exchange rates and want to work on a competitive category going through huge growth?

Our client is an industry leading, Home, Garden and DIY destination retailer. A customer focused business with a large portfolio and a vast range of products, who are looking for a commercially experienced Buyer - Maternity Contract to join their team!

So what does the role involve?

As a Buyer - Maternity Contract based in South West London you will be able to grow the category, manage and lead an individual product group and create and deliver an inspirational product range that meets our customer's needs, building brand value, driving sales and profit growth and improving market share across all channels. The role involves monthly travel to suppliers in Europe.

What qualities will you need for this role?

  • Experience of sourcing in Europe and buying a trend led product range, demonstrating link from style to end product proposition and working within a retailer

  • Customer focused; understands the needs of internal and external customers, responds promptly and ensures the customer is at the forefront of their thinking.

  • Working with others; builds effective relationships with peers outside own team, understands the impact of their own behaviour on others and modifies accordingly

  • Communicating; balances talking and listening in meetings, communicates simply and clearly, confidently challenges, negotiates and influences other decision makers, shares ideas and information with others

  • Problem solving and decision making; actively seeks and is open minded to ideas, makes decision based on factual information and evidence, resolves issues promptly but also allows others to provide solutions


This role as a Buyer - Maternity Contract based in South West London offers a salary of £40,000 - £45,000

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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