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Buyer - Ladies' & Childrens' Sportswear

Job Title: Buyer - Ladies' & Childrens' Sportswear
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North West England
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91645
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.21181.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 18, 2013 10:08

Job Description

This leading UK retailer is currently looking for an experienced Buyer to join on a 12 month maternity cover contract to work across Ladies' and Childrens' Sportswear. As the [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) you will be responsible for working across both branded and own-label, sourcing and developing a commercial range. Previous Childrenswear and branded sports experience is highly desirable and would be an advantage. As the Buyer, responsibilities will include: * Sourcing and developing a commercial and successful range * Range-building , planning alongside the Merchandising team * Product development and selecting commercial ranges * Developing new suppliers and managing existing relationships. * Negotiating cost prices, payment terms and deliveries * Developing junior members of the team You will be: * An experienced Buyer or Junior Buyer ready for the next step in your career, with relevant product experience from another successful retailer. Ideally you will have experience of branded and own-label buying * An experienced negotiator, able to communicate with people across all levels of seniority * A team player This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Buying professional to join a market-leading retailer. If you want to be part of a successful team, apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.