Retail Buyer - (£30,000-£40,000)

Credere Resourcing Limited
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to expansion an international business within Birmingham is looking to add a Retail Buyer to its buying and merchandising team.

The company is a leading business within their field with market leading products, offering a superior service supporting a number of high profile businesses.

As the Retail Buyer you will be responsible for:

• Developing the category strategy for your assigned product portfolio;

• Optimising and executing the buying of products for all customer channels;

• Developing and implementing promotional and pricing plans to promote products in line with commercial business strategy;

• Identifying new customer groups in conjunction with sales, marketing and supply chain;

• Negotiating price, rebates and allowances with suppliers.

The successful Retail Buyer will have the following skills and experience:

• Have worked within a category management, buying, purchasing, procurement role;

• Have experience of working within a B2B, B2C, retail, distributor, contract based business background;

• Experience of managing a full product life cycle, from product selection and vendor negotiation through to taking products to marketing with an effective promotional plan.

In return the Retail Buyer will receive a salary of £30,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience.

This position will suit candidates heading from Erdington, Coleshill, Minworth, Sutton Coldfield, Sparkhill and Solihull.