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Buying Project Manager

Job Title: Buying Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90070
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.71316.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 06, 2012 18:43

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading blue-chip retailer as a Buying Project Manager. The company is looking for a strong Senior Buyer / Buying Manager with experience in direct far east sourcing and team management, to join a project team that is responsible for delivering key strategic projects within the trading function. You will be required drive projects that will improve efficiencies in the supply chain and reduce cost to increase profitability across various categories. This will involve range and supplier planning, sales, profitability and market projections with firm recommendations on future development. Candidates must have substantial retail buying experience gained within a blue chip retailer in a non-food category. In depth experience and knowledge of major contract negotiations with branded and non-branded suppliers, Far Eastern sourcing experience and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to initiate and influence at all levels across the business. Specific product experience is not essential however you must have a proven trading background that will give you credibility to drive change across the business. This is an excellent opportunity to progress within a role that offers you variety and the opportunity to make a change within a leading organisation.