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Junior Buyer - Luxury Homewares

Job Title: Junior Buyer - Luxury Homewares
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90149
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: September 14, 2012 10:29

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Junior Buyer to join the Head Office of a Luxury Homewares retailer. This is an opportunity to be part of a successful market leading retailer. As Junior Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Frequent overseas travel in order to locate new suppliers. * Developing key supplier relationships; visiting the factories and working to negotiate the best prices. * Liaising with Buyers, Design and Merchandising teams to discuss strategy. * Preparing, participating and presenting in range reviews and sign off meetings. * Delivering on profit and margin across Key Categories. To be successful, you will: * Be willing to travel * Have excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills. * Have buying/sourcing experience with another leading UK retailer. * Be degree educated or equivalent. * Be a self-starter who thrives on challenge. * Be an enthusiastic and ambitious character looking to further develop their career working within a fast paced and challenging environment. Applicants for this role should be entrepreneurial and driven to succeed with exceptional commercial and negotiation skills. In return for the role of Junior Buyer, this retailer offers a competitive salary and bonus package. If you believe you have what it takes, please apply now with an up to date CV.