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Senior Buyer - Non Food

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Job Title Senior Buyer - Non Food
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £55,000 - £65,000
Start Date ASAP
Duration
Our Reference Q88140
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection - DMB.55653.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Advertised almost 5 years ago

Job Description

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Buyer to join one of the UK's leading retailers, ensuring that profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price. The successful candidate will be expected to: * Implement the strategic direction and financial plans for your allocated product category * Deliver propositions and ranges targeted at the customer * Plan and execute the sourcing of both domestic and non UK products attending supplier visits as required * Manage the supplier relationship through effective negotiation and delivering added value for the business from identified suppliers * Monitor and drive sales performance through the continuous review of key competitor activity and adjustment of the proposition as appropriate * Deliver promotional propositions and ranges targeted at the customer * Support commercial management and analysis for forecasts and sales figures * Manage and coach your team of Assistants The ideal candidate will have: * A wealth of Buying experience within a retail environment * Proven team management experience * Product experience across any general merchandise or DIY categories * Sound commercial acumen * Good analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills * Strong computer literacy and be highly numerate If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please do not hesitate to apply.

Ref: Q88140 | Published: almost 5 years ago

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