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Job Title Buyer - Homewares
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35 - £45K Per Annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Pension
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q88170
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised almost 5 years ago

Job Description

This leading high street retailer currently seeks a Buyer to manage its Homewares category. In this role, industry experience is essential and the successful Buyer is expected to be educated to degree level or equivalent. As Buyer, your key responsibilities will include: * Sourcing and developing new products through knowledge and expertise in the market * Negotiating the most competitive terms on behalf of the company * Working closely with the Merchandiser to keep up to speed with the most recent and relevant trends in the market * Taking responsibility for ranging and category theme development * Managing the supplier base and driving NPD * Working with the Visual Merchandising team and ensuring effective communication with the Retail Operations teams * Responsibility for the ordering process within the area, ensuring compliance with all relevant processes * Managing and developing a small team where appropriate To be successful in this role, you should have: * A well developed understanding of your product and market * Creative flair * Good numeracy skills with a highly commercial approach * Excellent interpersonal skills * Strong negotiation skills * The ability to influence * Good knowledge of relevant systems Within this blue-chip retail environment, there will be progression opportunities for strong performers. The company also offers a competitiive salary, car allowance, bonus and pension scheme.

Ref: Q88170 | Published: almost 5 years ago


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