Junior Buyer/Buyer

Recruiter
360 Resourcing
Location
London
Salary
24000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Buyer/Buyer – London

Our client is looking for a Junior Buyer/Buyer to join theirr team based in London. They are a recognised leader in the premiums and branded merchandise industry with over 30 years’ experience, £80million in global sales and over 300 employees across their sites in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA.

They’re proud to list some of the world’s best-known brands as clients; brands such as Google, Sky, L’Oreal, CAT, Heineken, Twitter, Nissan, Michelin and ExxonMobil to name just a few.

As their Junior Buyer/Buyer you’ll be part of a talented and motivated team of people, enjoy vibrant and rewarding work and the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a bustling and stimulating environment.

Your responsibilities as their Junior Buyer/Buyer will include:

- Working with the in-house design and sales teams on product ideas and concepts

- Assisting with idea generation and preparation of client presentations Managing a core supplier base whilst bringing on new supply routes

- Negotiating costings and ensuring projects are delivered within budget

-Writing detailed product specifications and purchase orders

-Liaising with all departments to ensure projects are delivered to schedule

- Defining quality requirements and ensuring testing is done accordingly

To become their Junior Buyer/Buyer you must have the following skills and experience:

- Of graduate calibre, at least 2 years' buying experience in either the promotions or retail industries.

- Experience of buying from the Far East and dealing with inspections, testing and shipping.

- Excellent written & verbal communication

- Commercial awareness

- The ability to work under pressure

- Effective time management and planning skills

- The ability to build and maintain strong relationships with people 

In return, they offer;

A great place to work in a modern forward thinking business which includes:

Competitive Salary – Bonus Scheme – Pension Scheme – Life Assurance – 25-28 Days Holiday - Sickness Scheme – Flexible Working – Development and Secondment Opportunities – Early Finish Friday – Fruity Friday – Monthly Get-Togethers –- Cycle to Work Scheme – Employee Assistance Scheme – Maternity Incentives – Childcare Vouchers to name a few.

If this sounds like the Junior Buyer/Buyer role for you then please click ‘Apply’ today.

Closing date for applications: 15th June 2017

Our client is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer

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