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Job Title Assistant Buyer - Home
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q95358
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised over 2 years ago

Job Description

My client is one of the UKs most successful multi-channel retailers, they currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented Assistant Buyer to join their homewares division. You must have previous homewares buying experience within textiles or hard goods and experience of sourcing and developing your own range. You will have excellent commercial awareness and a passion for homewares. Key responsibilities will include: * Planning, sourcing and developing a commercial successful range. * Negotiating cost prices and delivery dates. * Approving lab-dips, bulk, production and shipment samples. * Ensuring that all samples meets the brands high standards. * Completing regular competitor shops and market research. * Making suggestions for new products and developments. * Attending and presenting in range reviews and trade meetings. * Actively managing and training junior members of the department. You must have the following skills and experience: * Previous experience at Assistant Buyer level with a leading retailer. * Demonstrable experience working within homewares (textiles or hardlines). * Be enthusiastic and proactive in your approach. * Have excellent numerical skills and a good understanding of retail maths. * Have strong communication and negoatiation skills. This is a great opportunity to join a market-leading retailer going from strength to strength. Fantastic opportunities for progression available for the successful candidate. If you are currently working as an Assistant Buyer on Homeware and you are looking for a new challenge don't hesitate, apply now. 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: Q95358 | Published: over 2 years ago


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