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Assistant Buyer - Upholstery

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Upholstery
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91108
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.13325.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 10, 2012 17:27

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of the UK's leading high street retailers for an Assistant Buyer on Upholstery to join the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced [Assistant Buyer](/searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) or Senior Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge. Please note this role is a maternity cover contract. To be successful you will: * Have previous buying experience at Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer level, preferably from within home textile categories such as upholstery, bedding, bathroom textiles, cushions etc * Be experienced in sourcing and developing a commercial range, and working closely with senior members of the team on range planning * Have strong negotiation skills and have managed your own supplier accounts * Have excellent commercial awareness and knowledge of trends and competitors You will be: * Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject * Working at Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer level with another successful retailer * Enthusiastic and self motivated * A team player * Keen to build a successful career in Buying This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant Buyer looking to join a leading high street retailer. If you want to be part of a fast-paced and dynamic head office team, apply now.