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Buyer - Footwear

Job Title: Buyer - Footwear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90225
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.34027.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 19, 2012 11:03

Job Description

A leading UK retailer requires an experienced Footwear Buyer to join their Head office based in the East Midlands. As Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting with the development of the buying strategy, ensuring that the range is both commercial and creative. * Working closely with the Design, Development and Merchandising teams in order to correctly identify the customers needs and deliver a successful product range accordingly. * 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 currently be working as an established Buyer within Footwear * Possess a good understanding of the principles of Buying, Merchandising and other relevant Head Office departments as it is vital that you communicate effectively with all colleagues and meet set deadlines. * Be a self starter who thrives on a challenge. * Have leadership qualities and be able to offer guidance to others within the team. This is a great opportunity for a Buying professional who thrives in a fast moving dynamic environment within a growing retail business. This is a rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer.