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Buyer

Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94557
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JFS.05200.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 25, 2013 11:39

Job Description

TITLE Buyer SALARY £40,000 - 50,000 LOCATION Greater Manchester Ref.94557 An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Buyer to join a highly successful multi-channel retailer based in Greater Manchester. As the Buyer, you will be taking over the following responsibilities:- * Developing the product ranges for the assigned categories, ensuring that it is in line with the brands standards and set budgets. * Maintaining a good working relationship with suppliers and negotiating for the best prices * Sourcing new products and keeping the offerings to the international level * Identifying the competitors offerings and keeping up with the new trends in the industry * Producing reports on the range plans and performance To be a successful candidate, you should have the following qualifications:- * Buying experience within a similar role * Far East sourcing experience of seasonal products, toys or homewares * Strong commercial acumen * Proficient in Word and Excel * Strong influencing, communication and negotiation skills For this crucial post, the rewards are beyond the usual competitive salary package, but an opportunity to further develop as a professional and have a large influence in an exciting new workplace. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV 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.