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Buyer - Home Improvement

Job Title: Buyer - Home Improvement
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90887
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.90116.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 18, 2013 17:20

Job Description

Due to ongoing growth and expansion this business is looking for experienced Retail Buyers to join their head office team. The individual will possess an excellent understanding of the buying processes with an attitude which fits in with the pace and culture of this fast moving and growing business. Reporting into the Head of Buying, your key responsibilities will include: * To analyse sales & predict future sales trends * To identify, source & drive new product development * Negotiate confidently with suppliers on any re-buys and new ranges. * Cross functional communication particularly with marketing in the planning of any activity You will have the following existing experience: * Previous buying and product development experience at either Junior Buyer or Buyer level * Knowledge of sourcing within the Far East would be beneficial * Strong commercial awareness of the retail DIY and home improvement sector ideally * Retail buying experience is essential This is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious and progressive retailer at a time of significant growth. If this sounds like the perfect next role for you, please apply with an updated CV now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.