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Senior Buyer - Entertainment

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Entertainment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89787
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.83645.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 24, 2012 17:26

Job Description

This leading multichannel retailer requires a Senior Buyer to join its team on the Entertainments category. You will be responsible for sourcing product for promotional product ranges while supporting with the day-to-day management and development of the team, ensuring profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price. As Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for: * Ensuring profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price * Strategic and financial planning * Managing supplier relationships * 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 an entertainments environment at established Buyer level * Strong analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills * Strong negotiation and supplier management skills * Strong time management skills and be highly organised and structured * Good commercial acumen * Computer literacy and a high level of numeracy In reward for your hard work you will receive a generous salary along with a bonus and other great benefits. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company with excellent opportunities for career development. If you wish to take the next step in your Buying career, please apply now.