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Buyer / New Product Developer- Lighting

Job Title: Buyer / New Product Developer- Lighting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q99810
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: richard.ashcroft@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: January 05, 2016 17:16

Job Description

A well-established high-end specialist furniture and home wares retailer is currently looking for an experienced and highly creative Product Developer / Commercial Buyer to join their team to work on their Lighting category.

The role of the Product Developer will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Develop new products for the accessories category, ensuring that it complements the existing product range
  • Work closely with the design team to ensure the development of market leading and competitive products
  • Work closely with the Range Manager in the creation of price lists and pricing models
  • Manage relationships and negotiate with key suppliers
  • Present the collection to the sales and marketing teams
  • Ensure the high standard quality of all product samples

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications:

  • Proven track record in a product development role within a retail environment
  • Experience of working with external suppliers
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Project management skills

Although a Lighting role, you could potentially be from a high-end Fashion, Furniture, Kitchen Ware or Lighting Product Development background. You could also potentially be a junior product developer looking for your next career step!

This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package of up to £50k. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking for a new position, send us an up to date 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.