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Buying Manager- Seasonal & Newsagent

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Job Title Buying Manager- Seasonal & Newsagent
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date ASAP
Duration
Our Reference Q93350
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection - RA.73398.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Advertised almost 4 years ago

Job Description

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Buyer- Stationery & Seasonal, to join one of the UK's leading retailers, ensuring that profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price. As Senior Buyer your main responsibilities will be: * Implementing the strategic direction and financial plans for your allocated product category * Deliver propositions and ranges targeted at the customer, including some NPD * 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 * Monitors and drives sales performance through the continuous review of key competitor activity and adjustment of the proposition as appropriate * Delivers 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. As a Senior Buyer your skills will ideally include: * Wealth of Buying experience within a retail environment, particularly non-food, ideally gifting and stationery * Experience of managing large teams * Sound commercial acumen * Good analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills * Highly organised and structured - strong time management skills * Computer literacy and highly numerate This is a brilliant role which offers a starting salary of £45k as well as an industry leading benefits package. If working for a leading retailer with unparalleled progression opportunities appeals to you, then don’t hesitate to apply. 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: Q93350 | Published: almost 4 years ago

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