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Buyer - TV Shopping

Job Title: Buyer - TV Shopping
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88970
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: CTJ.45657.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 01, 2012 09:04

Job Description

This fast-paced multichannel retailer requires a Buyer for its Shopping Channel. You will be responsible for sourcing exclusive products targeted at key customer segments and working with the Planning team to schedule these products into TV shows. As Buyer, you will be responsible for: * Ensuring profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price * Implementing strategic direction and financial plans for your category * Delivering plans and ranges targeted at the right customer * Sourcing domestic and non UK products, and attending supplier visits as required * Managing supplier relationships with strong negotiation and delivering added value for the business * Monitoring sales performance through review of key competitor activity and adjusting strategy as appropriate * Supporting commercial management with forecasts and sales figures To be successful you will have: * Buying experience in a retail environment at established Buyer level * Good commercial acumen * Strong analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills * Strong time management skills and be highly organised and structured * Computer literacy and a high level of numeracy As Buyer you will receive a generous salary and bonus as well as a benefits package including a company car. You will also have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and hone your skills for a career that fits with your own ambitions. If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV.