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Buyer- Accessories (Homewares)

Job Title: Buyer- Accessories (Homewares)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England,
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q101223
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: richard.ashcroft@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: November 03, 2016 17:10

Job Description

Buyer- Accessories (Homewares)- Up to £60k

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with one of UK's most well-known and successful retail businesses. They are looking to hire a Buyer to work on one of their core categories.

In the role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing buying strategies and plans for the seasonal products category
  • Assisting in driving sales and profitability and overall commercial strategy for the category
  • Ensuring the quality and value of the assigned range and category
  • Ensuring that all buying transactions are in compliance with the contract principles
  • Maintaining strong working relationships and negotiating the best prices with suppliers

To qualify for this role, you must have:

  • Substantial experience in a buying role, preferably in a homewares environment
  • Experience in accessories, decorative household items is advantageous
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Passion for retail, good eye for commercially viable products
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Educated to Degree level

This is a good opportunity to learn and develop as a professional in an exciting new environment.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive base salary of up to £60k with excellent benefits. If you think that you have the right qualifications for this position, please send us your CV today.

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.

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