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Buying Manager - Non Food

Job Title: Buying Manager - Non Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £Excellent Salary
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92920
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.84495.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 05, 2013 18:37

Job Description

One of the fastest growing multi product retailers has created a new opening for an experienced Non Food Buying Manager to join their team. You will manage and co-ordinate the Far Eastern Buying team whilst initiating and building solid trading relationships with key suppliers in the Far East. Daily responsibilities will include: * Negotiation of pricing and trading terms * Reporting to the board of directors * Line management responsibility of a team of 10 reports * Building relationships with suppliers * Defining and managing product range, prices, stock holding and margins * Understand market pricing and ensure their in line with key competitors * Initiate and develop promotional activity with vendors and manufacturers. * Visiting trade fairs in the Far East, Candidates will need to have a wealth of buying experience at senior management level with extensive direct far east sourcing experience. Strong negotiation capabilities and proven team management experience is essential along with excellent communication and presentation skills. You will already be an established Senior Buyer or Buying Manager from another leading multiple retailer. This is an excellent and unique opportunity that will allow you to join a market leader that offers continual growth. 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.