Senior Buyer & Head of Buying - Toys

Recruiter
Zachary Daniels
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a Buying specialist with experience in Toys?

Do you want to scale a toy category with one of Europes fastest growing retailers across over 1500 stores?

Can you lead a sourcing strategy across the Far East and India?

Zachary Daniels are currently working with Europe's fastest growing retailer who currently operate across 6 countries. Our client is keen to speak with experienced Buyers & Senior Buyers from preferably a Toy Buying background who are keen to develop their careers abroad in an extremely fast paced environment, in a business which has doubled in size over the last 2 years and is on target to double again over the next 2 years.

The role which will be based in Eastern Europe and will be a key hire for the business. The business will need an individual who can operate in a fast paced, trading environment. The individual will need to be equally adapt at operating and rolling their sleeves up as they are at shaping strategy and create an own brand proposition to double the current category sales.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • An expert in the toy category
  • Create and develop the range and pricing strategy for the category
  • Launch the Own Brand range
  • Knowledge of the supplier base across Europe and the Far East
  • Experience of scaling and growing the category

This truly is a unique opportunity. The business prides itself on its people, a staff turnover of just 2% in head office emphasises this. The roles needed will add to the development of the current team as well as accomodate for the substantial growth. The opportunities will not be for everybody. It will be hands on, it will be hard work but the rewards will warrant the effort and you will be rewarded!

This is a chance to join a real success story that will double in size over the next 2 years... Again!

On offer will be a highly competitive package plus relocation support if needed.

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