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Job Title Buying Manager
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q92234
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised over 3 years ago

Job Description

This leading retailer is looking to recruit a Buying Manager to oversee a key product category within a commercial function. As the Buying Manager you will be responsible for the buying, supply and development of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability, while managing and developing your team. Your responsibilities will be to: * Recruit, lead and devlop your buying team to ensure that category targets are achieved. * Plan and develop a profitable and commercial product range. * Negotiate and monitor terms with suppliers. * Drive cost down within supply base. * Maintain sales and profit according to budget. * Take responsibility for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales. To be successful you must have: * An extensive background within buying at Senior Buyer or Buying Manager level. * A proven background in management where you've demonstrated the ability to develop your team and the people around you. * A degree level education or equivalent. * First class negotiation skills with a real eye for commercially viable products. * A 'self-starter' attitude and be someone who thrives on challenge. You will need to have strong experience as a Buyer within a branded product range at management level. The selected Buying Manager will receive an attractive salary and package. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to develop their career with a highly successful and ambitious retailer who can offer career development in a challenging and competitive market. With new exciting initiatives, this company is committed to raising its profile and brand awareness and offers the opportunity to join an exciting trading environment. Along with a competitive salary, the company offers an excellent bonus 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: Q92234 | Published: over 3 years ago


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