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Buyer - Various Categories - Large Retailer

Job Title: Buyer - Various Categories - Large Retailer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92836
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: VIK.72785.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 08, 2013 16:32

Job Description

A well known retailer based in London is looking for experienced Buyers for a range of categories, including Toys, Electricals, Health & Beauty and Sports Equipment. Your main responsibilities will include: * Growing relationships with key suppliers and establishing / maintaining the client as a key distribution channel. * Create a long-term plan for the product range. * Negotiating the best possible deals for our clients and the customer. * Understanding the target markets and developing a strategy to ensure that they are being reached. * Working with both internal and external stakeholders to help drive sales revenue and maximise communication across media channels. This position demands a high calibre candidate with extensive experience of buying for large retailers. The ideal candidate will either have experience of working for a large retailer and will have the following skills / experience: * Strong negotiation skills. * Good technical knowledge / understanding of the retail market. * The ability to identify key interest groups / target audience and developing an relevant proposition. In return for you hard work as a Buyer, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of £30,000 - £45,000 and the opportunity to progress within a leading, entrepreneurial retailer. If you are interested in this position and believe that you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply 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.