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Buying Controller

Job Title: Buying Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89876
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.14461.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 18, 2012 09:20

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Buying Controller to join one of fastest growing multichannel retailers. This business offers a diverse range of product ranges across general merchandise categories. You will be operating at a senior level within the business and will work closely with the senior team to define product strategies. Key responsibilities will include * Far East/Worldwide sourcing * Negotiation with key suppliers * Management of buying process and quality control * Product Development. To be successful candidates will need: * Demonstrable experience of designing and releasing new products * Experience of defining product roadmaps and delivering product to tight deadlines * Strong team management experience * Private Label experience This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful retailer that can offer breadth in the role and long term progression as the business goes from strength to strength. You must have a proven background in far east sourcing, product development and a strong leadership style to grow and develop your team around you.