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Buyer - Non Fashion

Job Title: Buyer - Non Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91939
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.63524.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 08, 2013 16:03

Job Description

Due to on-going growth this multi product retailer is actively seeking to add new talent to their non-fashion trading team. You will initiate and build solid trading relationships with key suppliers and daily responsibilities will include: * Negotiation of pricing and trading terms. * Building relationships with suppliers. * Range Analysis and making recommendations based on your findings. * Understand market pricing and ensure their in line with key competitors. * Initiate and develop promotional activity with vendors and manufacturers. * Working closely with internal teams including merchandising and marketing. * Manage a team of Assistants and admin. Candidates will need to have a wealth of buying experience, have both far east sourcing and creative flair with regards to new product development. Experience of Childrens licensed products would also be required such as nursery, bedding or toys. Strong negotiation capabilities and excellent communication and presentation skills is also required as well as the drive to exceed your set margins and budgets. You will already be an established buyer from either retail, mail-order or online. This is an excellent opportunity that will allow you to progress within a business that offers autonomy and flexibility within their roles. 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.