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Furniture Buyer

Job Title: Furniture Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93465
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.08674.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 31, 2013 18:30

Job Description

A successful furniture company in the UK is on the look out for a highly skilled and experienced Furniture Buyer to join their growing team. The responsibilities of the Furniture Buyer will include the following: * Maintain, develop and identify points of improvement for the current furniture range. * Gather market intelligence by analyzing trends, competitors collections and consumer preference. * Lead and motivate the Furniture Product Development team. * Produce reports on the sales and product performance. * Develop an annual budget plan for the range. * Ensure high quality for all products in the range. * Establish and maintain strong working relationships with manufacturers. * Develop pricing strategy for all new products. * Take part in developing launch plans with other key departments. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications: * Degree level education. * Range management experience within a similar business. * Proven experience in people management. * Strong commercial acumen. * Proven verbal and written English skills. This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed competitive package that awaits the successful candidate. If you thrive on challenges of this sort and enjoy hitting the ground running, please submit your CV. 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.