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Job Title Buyer- Fixed Term Contract
Contract Type Contract
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q101049
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection -
Job Advertised 2 months ago

Job Description

Buyer- Accessories- Own Brand- 12 Month FTC

This leading high-street retailer renowned for their everyday household offerings is looking for a Buyer to manage one of their more established categories within Hair & Beauty.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with fast-paced working environment and work with this growing branded category within Beauty Accessories. The product category include lashes, curlers, emery boards, brushes etc. This category will look after a number of different high profile suppliers so will require strong negotiator who will be flexible across different branded categories as well as developing their own-brand offer.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing the range, developing and implementing clear category plans
  • Identify and source new products and review existing; to ensure commercially viable range of products.
  • The need to maintaining competitiveness and driving sales and profitability.
  • Dealing with promotional changes and exclusive products for the business.
  • Product development and dealing with suppliers to put range together
  • Building relationship with external vendors in this Trade based environment
  • Sharing knowledge with the product development team to enhance the own-brand offering

You must be:

  • An experienced Buyer or Junior Buyer ideally from an mixed products, health & beauty, electrical or food background; though other pure play or large blue-chip retail experience will be considered.
  • Experience with own brand and private label is ideal
  • Equipped with strong commercial acumen & negotiation skills to maximise profitability for the category.
  • Have worked collaboratively with other team including marketing, product development and planning.
  • Numerical and analytical with excellent attention to detail

This is a brilliant role within a market leader in the UK retail industry.

This will initially be a 12 month contract with the potential opportunity of going permanent after this period. The base salary for the position is up to £35k, plus bonus and benefits.

If you're interested in this opportunity and have the relevant experience, please apply now quoting the reference Q101049.

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.

Ref: Q101049 | Published: 2 months ago


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