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Job Title Senior Buyer - Homewares
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35 - £40K Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q87739
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised over 4 years ago

Job Description

A market-leading Homewares retailer requires a Senior Buyer to drive growth in this department. The successful candidate will be responsible for: * Developing the product ranges and presentation in line with agreed product strategy, brand and store values * Utilising historic data and trends to plan & implement the product strategy in conjunction with the Merchandiser, in order to meet agreed sales and margin objectives * Working with the Sourcing Manager to develop and plan the implementation of the strategy for intake margin growth, while assuring the security of supply/risk assessment is fully incorporated * Driving the front-end product development strategy cross-functionally to ensure the progress of sampling/fabric/pricing is in line with dates required for progress and sign off meetings * Ensuring range plans are completed in full to agreed dates within the critical path and are progressed effectively internally and externally * Developing products and presentation of suitable promotional and "deal" products in line with plan within the range planning process * Managing continuous review of product performance and trends to maximise sales and margin on season and forward and appropriate action taken * Ensuring a thorough knowledge of the stores/competition/opportunities/threats etc through store visits and detailed market study ongoing * In areas required, providing effective management, evaluation and development of the supplier base * Supporting and coaching of line reports - ensuring training roles have full structured training/development plan * Managing costs in line with agreed budgets and generally within guidelines The ideal candidate will have: * A degree or equivalent * Experience at Buyer level with a large UK retailer, preferably within Homewares * The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment In return, the Senior Buyer will receive a generous salary and bonus as well as benefits. If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV.

Ref: Q87739 | Published: over 4 years ago


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