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Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment
West Yorkshire, UK
Closing date
4 Nov 2020

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The retail sector has seen great growth and opportunity online this year, as a result Zachary Daniels are on the search for a Buyer to join our client based in Yorkshire. Our client is seeking the very best talent to work in a pacey, dynamic and competitive yet rewarding environment.

For those who enjoy working in an entrepreneurial manner, where the red tape is cut and you are encouraged to use your experience, knowledge and passion to make commercial decisions, then you may be interested to learn more about the Buyer opportunity for our client based in Yorkshire

As a Buyer, your responsibilities will include the following:

Deliver sales and margin to meet financial objectives set in budgets and forecasts for defined categories
Develop and deliver promotional programme for each category to maximise sales and profit in order to meet financial and volume targets
Deliver robust range reviews on time and to budget. Ensure that range performance is continually reviewed
Continually monitor range level pricing to ensure all products are competitive and profit maximised within agreed pricing strategy guidelines
Ensure exemplary supplier relationships are in place across all categories ensuring the effective sourcing of products whilst maximising supplier funding
Monitor the competition and supplier activity on a monthly basis to ensure the maximum level of market and competitor awareness
Take responsibility for ensuring a thorough knowledge of the market by keeping up to date and ensuring you share this knowledge with the rest of team to identify wider trends
Develop and further maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externallySuitable candidates will offer the following:

A minimum of 5 years retail buying experience with at least three years in Electrical/GM categories
An energetic, confident and passionate personality
Skilled negotiator, with the ability to adapt approach as and when required
Excellent presentation skills
A good understanding of the online retail
Pure play experience will be advantageousIn return, you will be offered flexible working, a competitive salary and the opportunity to progress in a dynamic and forward thinking environment.

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