Retail Senior Buyer - Consumer Electronics

ASP Group
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Buyer (Retail) – Consumer Electronics

We are working with a household name who after a period of sustained growth are looking to hire additional commercial talent to work out of the London office. As a business, our client is known for their innovative projects and phenomenal customer service.

They are now looking for a proven Senior Buyer able to lead their commercial performance and negotiations with some of the world’s largest brands and high potential SMEs in a category full of innovation opportunities.

Experience required

·Prior experience managing £mm P&L for a leading retailer or FMCG

·Demonstrable record of delivering against budget, across sales revenue, margin and cost savings

·Experience in category planning and strategy, rationalising and building range to offer best in class proposition across all price points and quality standards

·Background of managing and developing a high performing team of commercial individuals

·Strong negotiation experience working with global suppliers to agree promotional support, pricing and supply standards.

Personal Specification

·2:1 Degree or higher from a leading institution with minimum 300 UCAS points. Maths, sciences or engineering disciplines are strongly preferred. MBAs are advantageous although not needed to be considered.

·Collaborative by nature, able to work with international and local counterparts within a complex and dynamic business structure.

·Strong interest in working on cross-functional projects, acting as a key contact for UX and supply teams.

·Exceptionally analytical and a person who enjoys using big data to solve complex business issues. Working knowledge of SQL, Python or similar highly desirable. Advanced Excel skills a must have!

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading brand as they continue a number of their development plans to become the UK’s number one retailer across all markets. If interested please apply today, we will look to contact all successful applicants within two business days.

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