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Buyer - Games

Job Title: Buyer - Games
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: £35 - £40K Per Annum + car, bonus, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88833
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: tyw.77977.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 22, 2012 17:41

Job Description

This leading multichannel retailer requires a Buyer to join its team on its Video Games category. You will be responsible for sourcing product targeted at key customer segments while supporting with the day-to-day management and development of the team, ensuring profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price. As Buyer, you will also be expected to: * Implement strategic direction for the product category * Deliver ranges targeted at the customer * Sourcing domestic and international products, attending supplier visits where required * Manage supplier relationship with effective negotiation and deliver value for the business * Drive sales performance with continuous review of key competitor activity and adjustment of the proposition accordingly * Support commercial management and analysis for forecasts and sales figures To be successful, you will have: * A degree or equivalent * Considerable Buying experience in a fast-paced retail environment * Good commercial acumen, analytical and communication skills * Strong negotiation skills * The ability to build key long-term relationships * High numeracy and good computer literacy As Buyer you will receive a generous salary and bonus as well as benefits package and car. This represents an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that place a high value on developing rare talent. If you wish to take the next step in your Buying career, please apply now with an up to date CV.