Buyer - Seasonal, Elctrical, DIY

Zachary Daniels
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

In the last few years we have seen exceptional growth in the retail market coming from the value sector. This growth is expected to continue and for anyone considering their next career move, working for a value chain retailer can be a smart move.

With this in mind, we are currently working for a dynamic high street retailer who have some bold and ambitious plans over the coming years. An opportunity for a Retail Buyer for the Seaonal categor is available.

The successful candidate for the position of Buyer for our client will be responsible for the following:

  • Expert knowledge of Seasonal product/ranges
  • Regular range reviews, presenting findings to the senior management team
  • Full cradle to grave development of product
  • Experience and knowledge of sourcing from the Far East
  • Managing junior team
  • Building relationships cross functionally, to get product to market in a timely manner
  • Building exemplary relationships with suppliers whilst demonstrating negotiating hard

To be considered for this position, you will offer the following:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Balanced focus on developing product whilst delivering the commercials
  • Calm under pressure
  • Exemplary negotiation skills
  • Highly numerate and analytical in your approach
  • Sound experience of Far East sourcing