Junior Buyer (FMCG)

Recruiter
Michael Page Retail
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1151905611
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You the Junior Buyer will support your buyer as well as getting involved with the creative aspect such as packaging artwork etc as well as Ensure suppliers meet the business requirements in terms of sales and margin

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic head office team and to be part of this successful retailer's growth.

Client Details

A great opportunity for a Junior Buyer (FMCG) to join a leading retailer in the Liverpool area. This retailer is going from strength to strength in the current market in the UK as well as Europe. The company sell a variety of product including home-ware, gifts and seasonal goods.

Description
  • Control supplier negotiations to maximize profit
  • Ordering a specific range of products
  • Maintaining stock levels
  • Ensure suppliers meet the business requirements in terms of sales and margin
  • Identifying new products and opportunities in the market
  • Competitor analysis
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure stock levels are achievable

Profile

Currently working at Assistant Buyer / Junior Business level within a retail business

Category experience with none fashion product

Creative and some experience with product development is highly desirable

Strong trading mentality

Common sense approach to buying

Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment/ adapt quickly to change

Strong negotiation skills

Commercially aware

Strong relationship builder

Drive and motivation

Job Offer

Client is open on product

Growing retailer

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86467744

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