END OF LINES MANAGER
Clothes Aid collect unwanted household items from our national door to door charity collections. When sold on, we are able to donate substantial amounts of the proceeds to our Charity partners.
The more we can collect the more financial support we can give offer.
We are embarking on an exciting product expansion initiative. We need an experienced professional with buying experience, who is able to source a range of quality ends of lines, shop returns and surplus stock etc., to help us meet the growing demand from a diverse range of customers.
Working alongside an experienced sales team, and our existing charity donors and retail contacts, you will manage every aspect of donated and purchased ends of line stock. The role entails sourcing goods from both charity contracts as well as purchasing stock from non- charity retail organisations.
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced buyer, or professional with similar proven transferable experience, knowledge and skills, who enjoys a challenge.
You will have:
Recent proven experience of sourcing and buying a range of fashion clothing and household items or similar products
Experience and evidence of working and contracting with range of suppliers
A track record of successfully negotiating the best terms, measuring quantity and quality alongside delivery conditions – all at the most competitive prices
Strong analytical, evaluation, communication & influencing skills Have a strong sourcing strategy and proven track record in delivering and improving margin requirements.
A focused and systematic approach to planning, organising and deadline management
Excellent logistical and organisational skills and methods
A *CIPS qualification or equivalent would be an advantage
We are interested in hearing from buyers with high street retail chain fashion / homeware experience.
In return, we offer you: a competitive package and the chance to use your talents, to drive both the company and your own personal success.
Download the full job information and application form at www.clothesaid.co.uk/jobs/
Clothes Aid is an equal opportunity employer
Closing date for applications: 26 March 2018 @ 12 noon
Interview date[s]: 12 & 13 April 2018 - LONDON
Please Note: We will only accept Application forms