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Junior Buyer

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Sussex, East Sussex
Industry:
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q98197
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: susannah.hinton@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: May 13, 2015 18:02

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Buyer to join this luxury home retailer in their Sussex based head office. Working across their store and online business, the ideal candidate will have previous experience at Junior or Senior Assistant Buyer, level within a branded environment, and a passion for home and cookwear.

As Junior Buyer, your responsibilities will include;

-Working closely with the buyer to source and deliver a commercially successful range.

-Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers. Sourcing new suppliers and negotiating terms.

-Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends.

-Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity.

-Completing regular comp shops and market analysis reports.

-Budget management within the product category.

-Actively traning and managing a small team

To be successful, you will have;

-Previous buying experience at Junior or Senior Assistant Buyer level for another successful retailer.

-Branded buying experience from any product sector, with home or cook being an advantage

-Trend awareness and strong creativity.

-Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

-A pro-active and positive approach.

You will not only be rewarded with an excellent earning potential but also with great career opportunities. This is an opportunity to progress with one of the UK's leading retailers.

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.