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Senior Buyer - Furniture - Retail

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Furniture - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92565
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.11526.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 09, 2013 11:56

Job Description

One of UK’s largest general merchandise retailers is opening its doors for an experienced Senior Buyer to join their team and lead the Furniture category. As the Senior Buyer, you will be taking over the following responsibilities: * Creating and implementing a 3-year strategic plan with clearly defined and attainable measures * Developing a commercial trading and promotional plan to assist in reaching all sales, profit and stock targets * Improving and maximizing the brand’s market share * Leading, developing and motivating your own buying team * Maintaining a good working relationship with suppliers and negotiating with them to achieve an advantage for the delivery of the business objectives To be a successful candidate, you should have the following qualifications: * Bachelor’s Degree in a related field * Solid track record in a Buying/Senior Buying position * Product development experience * Strong influencing, communication and negotiation skills * Ability to deal with complex data, analyse results and present solutions This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed excellent package that awaits the successful candidate. If you are ready to join a company that values excellence and integrity please send us your CV today. 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.