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Buyer - Homewares - Immediate Start

Job Title: Buyer - Homewares - Immediate Start
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91078
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: lyt.89000.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 05, 2012 18:13

Job Description

This exciting multichannel retailer urgently seeks an experienced Homewares Buyer for an immediate start. To apply you should have experience in a high street retailer with strong negotiation and analytical skills. Retail buying experience is essential. In the role, you'll have a degree of flexibility on category experience and high profile brand management experience is strongly desired. As the [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs), your responsibilities will include: * Managing supplier selection and negotiation * Category strategy development and range management * Promotional development and strategy * Constantly following and react to competitor activity within relevant markets * Pricing strategy development * Liaising closely with stores and all other head office functions * Managing FE supplier negotiations and work heavily with product development team * Management of various buyers and buying teams Key candidate attributes: * Strong, proven negotiation skills, ideally within a Homewares environment * Strong line management experience * Excellent understanding of the Homewares category With new exciting initiatives, this company is committed to raising its profile and brand awareness and offers the opportunity to join an exciting trading environment. If you feel you have the drive, ambition and experience to progress your career within a respected brand, please apply today with an updated CV.