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Category Traders

Job Title: Category Traders
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90100
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: CTJ.82678.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 18, 2012 17:01

Job Description

This highly successful retailer requires an experienced Buyer to support its commercial strategy and achieve its ambitious category plans. You will be responsible for managing a team for a key area including range management, pricing, promotion and developing supplier relationships. As a Buyer, you will also be expected to: * Manage the category plans and growth in line with business objectives * Develop activity plans to deliver the product range and category performance targets * Liaise with other departments such as Supply Chain, Product Development, Marketing, Mechandising and stores * Develop an understanding of the product range and that of other retailers * Build knowledge of your customer base to deliver activity with maximum customer appeal * Monitor performance against KPIs and create reports as required The ideal candidate will have: * Trading experience as a Retail Buyer or Senior Buyer ideally from a branded non-food background within a large retailer * Excellent people skills, Project Management and Marketing skills * The ability to persuade and influence people at all levels of the business As a Buyer, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package. If working for an international company, within a friendly working environment, with great future progression opportunities appeals to you, please apply now!