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Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £22 - £26K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87882
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 11, 2012 16:29

Job Description

This top UK retailer by turnover requires an Assistant Buyer with non-food experience to assist in the development, sourcing and delivery of products to achieve financial targets. As Assistant Buyer, your key responsibilities will include: * Developing the category by analysing market trends, customer patterns and competitor activity * Delivering product business plans with targets and strategies * Acting as a point of contact for other internal teams e.g. Operations, Marketing and Loss Prevention * Delivering supplier plans to sustain and develop business performance * Working closely with Supply Chain, Merchandising, Marketing, Operations and Logistics * Monitoring performance against KPIs and reporting as required To be successful, you should: * Be of graduate calibre, with previous line management experience a distinct advantage * Be commercial and results focused, with the ability to work effectively on your own or as as part of a team * Be analytically minded * Have experience in a similar Retail or FMCG environment If you believe you have the acumen to hit the ground running in this role, please apply now.