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Assistant Buyers

Job Title: Assistant Buyers
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92452
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.83295.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 23, 2013 10:31

Job Description

This established business is currently looking for experienced Assistant Buyers to join their team. The successful candidate will have experience in assisting with range planning, sample approvals, competitor analysis and comp shops, as well as manager supplier relationship and negotiating cost prices and delivery dates. The success candidate will: * Be an established Assistant Buyer with a successful retailer with experience buying across non-fashion, homewares, health & beauty. Ecommerce/home shopping experience is extremely desirable. * Have experience sourcing and planning their own range. * Be a strong negotiator. Able to manage and develop supplier base. * Have excellent numerical skills. Able to analyse sales reports and react to current trading. * Be highly commercial and trend aware. * Be educated to degree level or equivalent. This is an excellent opportunity for an established Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge within an exciting and fast paced company. 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.