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Buyer - Luxury Confectionery

Job Title: Buyer - Luxury Confectionery
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £28 - £35K + Bonus, Pension, Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89196
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: smk.64982.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 15, 2012 17:47

Job Description

This leading luxury high street retailer is looking for Buyer for its Confectionery category. This is a key role within the department and offers the opportunity to work with one of the UK’s most revered retailers. As Buyer, your key responsibilities will be: * Managing existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers in line with the category strategy * Negotiating favourable trading terms * Managing the NPD process and identifying market trends and range accordingly * Working cross functionally to achieve category goals * Communicating the category plan and driving performance through range, promotion and offer * Managing the new brand launch process. * Working closely with the Visual Merchandising team to deliver the in-store look * Working with Merchandising functions to deliver the commercial plan. To be successful in this role, you should have a strong understanding - and ideally experience of - the Luxury Retail market. Solid Buying experience directly within this category or a strongly related category area is essential. Personally you will need to be a confident, strong communicator who has good experience within the Luxury Retail. Other category areas within Food will be considered but Luxury experience is essential. If you feel that you have the required skills and experience for this role, please apply today.