Buyer

Recruiter
Sarah Raven
Location
Marlborough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1252190946
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sarah Raven is one of the fastest growing gardening companies in the UK, with an award winning website and catalogue, and a passion for product and service. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced buyer for our hardware range, to join us through our next phase of growth.

The role
  • Preparation for range reviews, including understanding analysis and trends, managing wish lists and sourcing new products, under the direction of the Managing Director and Buying Manager
  • Ensure Buying Sheets are set up and completed ready for handover in line with the critical path
  • Be aware of competitor activity and market trends
  • Ensure sell prices are competitive and margins are in line with company targets
  • Develop relationships with key hardware suppliers
  • Work closely with the merchandising team to ensure good stock availability
  • Work closely with the web marketing team to ensure products are merchandised effectively and accurately online
  • Assist with photoshoot planning for new ranges
  • Line manager to Buying Assistant

What you need to be successful
  • experience in a similar buying role, mail order / e-commerce experience would be advantageous
  • ability to take direction as well as use initiative, see things through to completion
  • good communication and motivation skills
  • intermediate excel skills
  • be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail and ability to work to a critical path
  • commercially aware and proactive
  • high level of professional integrity and strong sense of responsibility

If you would like the opportunity to develop your career in a fast moving company, please click the apply link below, with subject title 'buyer'. Please include a cv, and current job details and salary.

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