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Buyer - Outdoor Living - London

Job Title: Buyer - Outdoor Living - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93529
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: September 12, 2013 12:34

Job Description

A leading retailer based in London 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. You will also have the following qualifications: * Bachelor’s Degree in a related field * Solid track record in an Assistant Buyer / Buyer position * Good commercial acumen * 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 £30 - £35k + Bonus + great benefits. You will also have to opportunity to progress within this well established and entrepreneurial company. 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.