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Buyer - Garden Sundries

Job Title: Buyer - Garden Sundries
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: £30 - £45K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88934
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: smk.58753.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 07, 2012 09:33

Job Description

A growing Garden Centre group is looking for a Buyer to continue its ongoing expansion by supporting all negotiation and ranging activity across the direct category areas of the business. With locations in the North, Midlands and South, the successful applicant can be based in a regional office from one of the Centres. The Buyer will take charge of: * Supplier selection and negotiation * Category strategy development * Promotional development and strategy * Pricing strategy development * Far East / Global sourcing (category dependant) * Management of various Buyers and Buying teams. The ideal candidate will be: * A graduate or equivalent, preferably with a CIPS qualification * From a Retail Buying background, preferably with Gardening products experience * An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills * Influential and diplomatic * Able to demonstrate top negotiating skills In return, the Buyer will receive a generous salary and benefits. As an established company, there is also constant opportunity to progress organically within the business with a large scope for growth. If you are looking for a chance to shine as a successful Buyer in a successful company, please apply now with an up to date CV.