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Buying Manager - Electrical Accessories

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Job Title Buying Manager - Electrical Accessories
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q96807
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection -
Job Advertised almost 2 years ago

Job Description

This UK & international retailer is currently looking for a Senior Buyer within their Electrical category. With over 200 stores in the UK and growing; this business is looking for a committed individual for their multi-channel offer.

As a Buyer you'll be responsible for growing and leading a product category through existing and new suppliers and also looking to developed their own-brand ranges. Products will include plugs, torches, charges extension cables, sockets & switches etc.

Your responsibilities are-

  • Developing sourcing strategy for the category
  • Driving sales & Profitability
  • Category Manager to create product ranges that meets the customer needs.
  • Far East & European sourcing trip
  • Analysing past sales trends to anticipate future needs
  • The need to be commercially aware with an analytical flair.
  • Accurately forecast trends, plan stock levels and performance.
  • Work closely with Proposition & Merchandising teams regarding Category Management
  • Develop supplier & range reviews
  • Supplier negotiation and striving to improve up mutually effective relationships

To be successful you will-

  • Have Buyer/Sourcing experience at a Buying Manager, Category or Senior Buyer level within a similar product range.
  • International sourcing experience
  • Experience with Internal stake holder management
  • Retail or Supplier background with the relevant product categories will be considered -Storage, Outdoor Furniture & Shelving
  • High influence individual & can consult & make key decisions in a ever-changing market
  • Have accountability of a category of 30 - 150 million & in control of the OTB.

This blue chip business does offer relocation packages (if needed), car, private healthcare bonuses and other benefits. If you feel you have the relevant experience & can add value at this level then please send your cv quoting the reference Q96807.

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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: Q96807 | Published: almost 2 years ago


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