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Buyer - Home Appliances - Retail - South East

Job Title: Buyer - Home Appliances - Retail - South East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92955
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: VIK.34984.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 24, 2013 11:35

Job Description

A leading retailer based in the south east is looking for a Buyer for their Outdoor Living category. As the Outdoor Living Buyer, you will be taking over the following responsibilities: * Developing new and existing ranges for the outdoor and leisure section of the company * Ensuring that the range is in line with the preference of the target market * Working closely with the marketing and trading departments of the company * Producing reports based on a strong data analysis To be considered for this role, you must have extensive experience as a Buyer for a large retailer. Buying experience for Home & Garden categories is preferable - particularly experience of buying Garden Furniture, Barbeques and Leisure products. It is also essential for this position that you have experience of Far East sourcing. You will also have the following qualifications: * Bachelor’s Degree in a related field * Solid track record in a Buyer position * Good commercial acumen * Product development experience * Strong influencing, communication and negotiation skills * Ability to deal with complex data, analyse results and present solutions In return for your hard work as Buyer, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of £35 - £45k + Bonus + great benefits. You will also have to opportunity to progress within this well known and respected organisation. 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.