SENIOR BUYER - APPLIANCES RETAILER

Recruiter
DETAIL 2 RETAIL LTD
Location
Covent Garden
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer - Appliances Retailer - Job Summary

Our client are a truly iconic retail on the High Street who are currently looking for a Senior Buying to join their Head Office team and oversee the buying functions for appliances / electronics. The company pride themselves on commercial values lead by excellent customer service. The Senior Buyer should be focused on delivering excellent KPI performance across a multi-channel product line.

Senior Buyer - Appliances Retailer - Role Responsibility
  • Developing product and range strategy to drive the overall financial performance of the department
  • Understand the companies values and vision in creating an innovative product range
  • Displaying a great understanding of product and lifestyle trends
  • Deliver exceptional KPI performance across the department
  • Analyse new and existing ranges
Senior Buyer - Appliances Retailer - The Ideal Candidate
  • Strong buying experience and a proven track record of over achievement and high performance in a retail buying role
  • Success in developing healthy long term supplier relationships
  • Highly developed influencing and negotiation techniques
  • Constructively challenge opinions
  • Demonstrate creative thinking, use of initiative and ‘thinking outside the box’
  • Highly commercial with exceptional organisational and influencing skills
  • It is preferable to have experience of buying in a similar market or retail in general
  • Experienced in sourcing from the Far East is preferred but not essential
  • Technically knowledgeable
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Professional and collaborative in approach, able to develop strong working relationships across the business and with suppliers
  • An ambassador for the business
  • A team player
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to challenge as well as inspire and coach
  • Highly numerate
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