Buyer, non-fashion

Recruiter
AdMore Buying and Merchandising
Location
Guildford
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you highly commercial with a strong background in Buying, non-fashion within retail?

Are you an analytical thinker, with a passion for product and customers?

Our client is an industry leading specialist retailer. A customer focused business with a large portfolio and a vast range of products, they are looking for a commercially experienced Buyer, non-fashion to join their team!

What qualities will you need for this Buyer, non-fashion role?

* Previous buying experience preferably in a retail environment
* Highly motivated, able to work autonomously and has a 'can do' attitude
* The ability to build good supplier relationships
* Ability to travel to centres around the country
* Excellent communication skills
* A team player
* Competent in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel
* Confident in data analysis to identify opportunities

So what does this Buyer, non-fashion role involve?

* Range selection and implementation
* Visiting trade shows and showrooms
* Ability to negotiate effectively with suppliers ensuring maximum profitability
* Putting together initial allocations to centres and liaising with the Retail Support Team for implementation
* Identifying opportunities to develop Own Brand/exclusive ranges and executing in stores
* Liaising with the store development team re fixtures and ranges for them to implement in new centres and refits
* Centre visits alongside merchandising colleagues to support in driving space productivity and profitability
* Briefing the Home Analyst on ad hoc


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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