Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Ref: JO-2112-109717 | £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + holidays, car, pension | Location:Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England | Added:19/12/21

The Company

Quest Search and Selection are currently partnering with this omnichannel B2B & B2C Hardware retail & merchants and have been established for over 80 years.

The Role

In this Senior Buyer role, you will manage, lead and be accountable for designated product categories and vendors; developing and implementing strategies to maximise sales, margin and stock turn.

Key Responsibilities & Requirements for this Senior Buyer position –

  • Previous category management or buying experience in decorative categories, ideally with paint or paint-related categories.
  • Ability to build and review the customer proposition, product, range, and price architecture to develop category and brand strategies.
  • Managing the pricing architecture and making the best use of internal discount groups and customer terms opportunities.
  • Understanding customer needs, getting regular feedback
  • Working closely with branches to drive category growth achieving successful launch or re-launch of product categories
  • Manage and constantly review the vendor base, build relationships with new and existing suppliers, negotiate trading packages.
  • Work closely with the Stock department to develop plans to improve stock availability.
  • Manage the product life cycle of the product offer across all channels.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Merchandising teams to develop promotional plans and design in-branch presentations and layouts.

Benefits that come along with this Senior Buyer position –

  • Holidays.
  • Company Car.
  • Contributory Pension.
  • Flexible working and paid overnight stay if not local (2 days in office).

If this role sounds like you, please send your CV details quoting reference no. JO-2112-109717

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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