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Senior Buyer - General Merchandise

Job Title: Senior Buyer - General Merchandise
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £50 - £60K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q85788
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: tyw.43899.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 16, 2012 17:23

Job Description

A global high street retailer requires an experienced Buyer to aid with its continued expansion plans across Europe over the coming years. The successful candidate will be expected to buy products for numerous countries in Europe, giving you a breadth of experience that few other retailers can offer. You will also be expected to: * Work with Merchandisers to plan and create desirable product ranges that will stand out * Anticipate customers needs and interpret market trends all across Europe * Plan ranges up to three months in advance * Be confident enough to present to the Board * Undertake international travel in order to meet with suppliers The ideal candidate will: * Have solid experience as a Junior Buyer/Buyer with a major retailer * Have a firm understanding of the European market * Have Product Development experience * Have experience of managing people and budgets * Demonstrate a strong ability to spot future trends and have a love for the pace and excitement of the Buying world * Display the pace, energy, dynamism and intellect needed to keep up with such a fast-moving market If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please do not hesitate to apply.