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Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90778
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.51910.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 07, 2012 10:55

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a successful and innovative retailer for a Senior Buyer to join their head office team. This role is based on Accessories. As the [Senior Buyer](/searches/senior-buyer-jobs) you will have excellent commercial awareness and knowledge of trends. You will be responsible for sourcing and developing a creative and commercial range and have previous experience of Far East sourcing trips. Responsibilities will include: * Sourcing and developing a commercial range * Presenting ranges for sign off at Director level * Developing new suppliers and maintaining excellent supplier relationships. * Excellent negotiation skills to secure competitive cost prices. * Trend research - must have an excellent knowledge of colour/shape/trends * Sourcing trips within the UK and overseas * Managing junior members of the team such as the [Assistant Buyer](/searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) / Buer's Admin Assistant You will be: * Currently working at Senior Buyer or [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) level, preferably within fashion/accessories categories * Commercially aware - must have an excellent knowledge of trends and an eye for colour * Enthusiastic and self-motivated * A team player * Able to lead and manage a team This is a fantastic opportunity for an experience Buyer or Senior Buyer looking for a new challenge. If you want to make a difference in a successful and growing business, apply now!