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Head of Buying

Job Title: Head of Buying
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87839
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.54402.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 07, 2012 11:27

Job Description

A leading Sportswear brand based in the North West is currently looking to appoint a Head of Buying to oversee a dynamic and professional buying department. As Head of Buying, your responsibilities will include: * Being involved in sourcing, selecting and negotiating with suppliers. * Work closely with the Directors to define product strategies. * Operating at senior level within the business, ensuring relevant strategies are in place and adhered to. * Working closely with the buying team to ensure the product is commercial and meets customer expectations. To be successful, you will: * Be a natural leader with proven Team Management experience of a large buying team. * Be a Strong communicator who is able to work cross-functionally with the Buying & Merchandising, Design & Quality Assurance teams. * Be Currently operating at an established Controller, Senior Buyer or Head of Buying level. * Be a confident decision maker who has the ability to communicate and deliver decisions effectively. * Have a strong commercial awareness with a flair for seizing new opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Buying Controller / Senior Buyer. In return this company will offer rewards and opportunities you would expect from a proactive, dynamic and forward thinking organisation.