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Senior Buyer - Electricals

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Electricals
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92065
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: bjm.89006.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 06, 2013 10:09

Job Description

New exciting opportunities have arisen for Senior Buyers to join on the UK's leading retailers, ensuring that profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price. As Senior Buyer your main responsibilities will be: * Implementing the strategic direction and financial plans for your allocated product category. * Deliver propositions and ranges targeted at the customer. * Plan and execute the sourcing of both domestic and non UK products attending supplier visits as required. * Manage the supplier relationship through effective negotiation and delivering added value for the business from identified suppliers. * Monitors and drives sales performance through the continuous review of key competitor activity and adjustment of the proposition as appropriate. * Delivers promotional propositions and ranges targeted at the customer. * Support commercial management and analysis for forecasts and sales figures. * Manage and coach your team of Assistants. As a Senior Buyer your skills will ideally include: * Wealth of Buying experience within a retail environment, particularly electricals. * Proven team management experience. * Sound commercial acumen. * Good analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills. * Highly organised and structured - strong time management skills. * Computer literacy and highly numerate. If working for a leading retailer with unparalleled progression opportunities appeals to you, then dont hesitate to apply. 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.