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Buyer - Garden Sundries

Job Title: Buyer - Garden Sundries
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95858
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.03821.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 15, 2014 14:31

Job Description

This successful retailer is looking for a Buyer within their Garden Sundries range. The key focus of this role is analysing the performance and making decisions of the range. This business is a market leader in their specialist field and this is a key role for their business. As a Buyer, you will have the following responsibilities: * This role will have responsibility for sourcing and managing a group of products within the Garden Sundries range. * Look at selecting product and analyse product performance * Hold the optimum levels of stock in order to maximise sales. * You should have experience of range building across large product areas and you should have a commercial outlook, always looking to create an opportunity to increase sales. * Effectively manage the range, stocks and all commercial aspects of your assigned product group * 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: * You must have Buyer, Junior or Senior Assistant Buying experience within a similar retail, DIY & garden business from a similar category background within a fast-paced buying environment. * 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 outstanding career opportunities where you can be part of a growing team that you can influence and develop! If you feel that you have the right qualifications and leadership qualities for this position please send us your CV quoting the reference of Q95858. 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.