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Buying Manager - Furniture

Job Title: Buying Manager - Furniture
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: Up to £65K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88938
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: smk.73249.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 13, 2012 14:54

Job Description

A leading retailer is seeking a Buying Manager of Furniture to join its team in the South East. The Buying Manager will be expected to: * Deliver product and supplier strategy * Work cross-functionally with Marketing, Merchandising and other functions to deliver commercial plan * Manage NPD process and launch * Effectively manage suppliers to gain favourable trading terms and cost prices * Drive promotional activity and effectiveness The ideal candidate will have: * A degree or equivalent * Experience within Furniture or a very closely reated category at Buyer or Senior Buyer level * Line Management experience * Strong negotiation skills and influencing ability * Excellent communication and negotiation skills * Strong numeracy and commercial awareness * A ‘can do’ approach to work and be excited by a competitive and challenging market place * The ability to lead and be team focussed In return for your hard work, the Buying Manager will receive a generous salary and bonus as well as pension. If you feel that you have the relevant skills and ability for this role, please apply today with an up to date CV.