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Buyer - Home & Gifting

Job Title: Buyer - Home & Gifting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95515
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: May 09, 2014 12:10

Job Description

This successful outdoor retailer is looking for a Buyer within their Home & Gifting ranges. The key focus of this role is analysing the performance and making decisions on their Home & Living ranges. This business is a market leader in their specialist field & they are now looking to hire this role to report into the Category/Senior Buyer to join their dynamic and newly created team! As the Buyer you will have the following responsibilities: * This role will have responsibility for sourcing and managing a group of products within our Indoor Living/Home range. * The Buyer will select product and analyse product performance whilst ensuring * Make sure you are holding the optimum levels of stock in order to maximise sales. * Identifying strengths and weaknesses across the product range. * Develop and implement comprehensive buying strategies * Effectively manage the range, stocks and all commercial aspects of your assigned product group * Lead & Develop and motivate the Category Managers and Buyers within your team * Maintaining and developing excellent supplier relations as well as negotiating cost prices, payment terms and discounts To qualify for this position, the following qualifications are required: * Substantial years of experience as a Buyer experience within a similar which must have Home and or Gifting experience is essential * Highly analytical & strong negotiation skills to monitor performance of categories. * Experience of maintaining, developing and introducing new and existing supplier relationships to get the best commercial result. * Business astute with good market knowledge You will not only be rewarded with an excellent earning potential but also with career opportunities where you can be part of a growing team that you can influence and develop! As benefits they offer 28 days holidays, contributory pension and private healthcare. If you feel that you have the right skill-set for this position please send us your CV quoting the reference of Q95515. 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.