Junior Buyer - Fast Paced ECommerce Retailer

Discover Retail
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As this British ECommerce retail business develops, we are seeking retail talent that can hit the ground running!    Talent that can establish themselves in a fast paced multi-million pound turnover environment and have the hunger to make the next step in their career. We are searching for a Junior Buyer or newly appointment Buyer with a strong interest in Ecommerce retail.  

Junior Buyer -  Fast Paced ECommerce Retailer   

LOCATION – NUNEATON   SALARY - UP TO £32,000  Dependent on experience   

We are searching to attract a strong Junior Buyer, or a Buyer in their first year of appointment, who is passionate to join a progressive ECommerce retailer.

You will have the desire to work in a culture that is faced paced, with progressive growth, working under pressure to deliver results. You will be a strong analytical Junior Buyer/Buyer who has exposure to trading a category, monitoring performance through strong excel skills, can think outside the box and drive margins with an entrepreneurial flair. Possibly a rule breaker! 

Someone who can challenge the norm and have a strong influence within a high performing retail trading arena. Exposure to line management, with a go getter attitude. Confidence and conviction in their decisions and can deliver their ideas with a convincing influential manner. 

Someone who is always searching for the best way to drive a category, can always see the ‘bigger’ picture to maximize sales through stock sell through. You can hit the ground running!      

What are we looking for?
  • Contribute to deliver a balanced and commercial customer focused range.
  • Work with and manage suppliers to get the best quality, availability and price.
  • Pricing, promotions, range management.
  • Direct responsibility for costs.
  • Maintaining excellent service with suppliers.
  • Review new product opportunities and range performance.
  • Continuous market research, comp shops and inspirational trips.
  • Strategic ability.
  • Creative with an eye for product and spotting new opportunities.
  • Problem solver, organised and have the ability to handle pressure.
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills 

What experience do you need?

  • Minimum 2 year experience as a Junior Buyer or 1 year as a Buyer.
  • Strong analytical skills with business acumen.
  • Ability to work in a detailed and accurate manner and deliver consistent data, under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to create a positive working environment.
  • Passion for the role.  

About us...  

2017 sees Discover Retail celebrate our 12th year of business. It is our attention to detail, coupled with passion, perseverance and plain old hard work that provides us with our focus and drive to succeed. We specialise purely in the retail sector across Retail Operations, Senior Executive, E-commerce, Buying, Merchandising, Digital & Marketing, Design, Wholesale, Technical and Production, Logistics, HR & Training.    

DISCOVER where our talent can take you…