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Job Title Head of Buying
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive salary + Car
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q91817
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised over 3 years ago

Job Description

One of the North West's best established retailers is looking to appoint a [Head of Buying](/searches/head-of-buying-jobs) to lead the team and drive product development. Reporting into the Board your role will involve: * Collaborating with various departments in sourcing, selection, pricing, quality assurance and negotiating with suppliers for best price deals * Ensuring that the range achieves gross profit targets whilst ensuring that products meet customer expectations and brand values * Direct responsibility for the overall approval of ranges and the placing of merchandising commitments to ensure adequate stock levels are in place * Driving the front end product development strategy * Ensuring there is continuous review of product performance and trends to maximize sales and margin on season. To be considered you must have: * A high level of buying and product development experience gained at senior trading level within a leading retailer * A current or recent background within retail Homewares (essential) * Natural business leadership skills with excellent people management experience If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now with a copy of your updated CV. 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: Q91817 | Published: over 3 years ago


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