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Job Title Buying Manager
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £80000 per annum + + bonus
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q85800
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection -
Job Advertised 10 months ago

Job Description

Leading international retail group are currently in the market to appoint a buying manager to oversee one of their latest adventure.

The ideal candidate will be coming form a retailing background within a recognized retail or FMCG company, and will be responsible for -

- Contributing to the further development of the general buying strategy including PL/PB, and implementing the category conceptual ranges and buying plan, aimed at maximising turnover and profitability

- Strategic planning and visioning, leadership and team management, influence, communication

- Through supervision and direction, developing and ensuring implementation of a brand strategy together with range and buying plans and implemented for each profit centre, based among other aspects on trends, competition analysis, evaluations and feedback from the stores. - Partner and influence strategic planning and budgeting process with the general manager through category strategy

- Directing and monitoring the PGO Sourcing

-Contracting and product development process for all PL/PB products, in line with the total mix within the category

- Drive a balanced, effective product assortment that meets or exceeds revenue targets and growth

- Drawing up and supervising the implementation of the commercial programme per profit centre

- Set financial standards and goals for the category team and ensure consistent execution, process and accountability

- Initiating concept development and concept innovation, and monitoring their implementation on the shop floor

- Ensuring adequate supplier management by entering into framework contracts, monitoring and adjusting the performance of suppliers and managing the relationship on a strategic, tactical and operational level

- Effective communication (including store visits) and evaluations with Store management in respect of renovations, concept layout, Visual merchandising, commercial campaigns and collaboration with concessionaires

- Reporting and if necessary timely adjustment of performance per category.

- Through supervision, coaching and knowledge transfer, ensuring optimum quality (and quantity) among staff, who then work and continue to develop in a good employment climate, effectively and efficiently

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a strong package.

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: Q85800 | Published: 10 months ago


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