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Buyer

Employer
The Range
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are a Sunday Times Price Waterhouse Coopers top track 250 company. One of the UK's fastest growing privately owned companies.

Our retail concept is simple - we offer 'mid-price' home, leisure, and garden products, drawing together everything that could be needed for the stylish home at affordable prices.

As a result of our expansion plans and our continued ongoing success we are seeking a dynamic Buyer, to be based at our Head Office in Plymouth.

About the role:

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Buyer to manage our customer offer. You will work closely with the Head of Buying to enhance The Range's offering. Developing relationships with new and existing Suppliers whilst ensuring maximum value and efficiency for the business.

Responsibilities
  • You will have primary accountability for maximizing sales, margin & profitability in this fast moving and diverse category
  • You will lead a team building long term supplier relationships to deliver a successful product offer
  • You will have ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the product strategy and ensuring that the business meets with customer needs
  • You will monitor & review competitor information to ensure your product offering stays relevant in a changing market
  • You will play a lead role in range reviews, supplier negotiations, promotions & pricing
  • You will work with your cross-functional team to ensure we deliver great product availability and quality

Essential Skills & Requirements

To be considered for the position:
  • You need will need to have experience of buying
  • You will need FMCG experience
  • Have developed an excellent understanding of the consumer and of the marketplace.
  • Have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Have developed first rate strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • A true team player underpinned with great interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability build relationships and influence both internal and external stakeholders.
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