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Buyer - East Midlands

Job Title: Buyer - East Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP90692
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.59097.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 28, 2012 16:36

Job Description

Are you an Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer looking for the next step up? This luxury retailer, catering for world-famous brands, is looking for a Buyer to challenge and negotiate the purchase of merchandise and optimise departmental sales and company profitability. This role is responsible for the effective delivery of the Buying strategy and will track the relevant budgets to ensure delivery of profit margins for the company. You will be responsible for a Junior Buyer, Assistant Buyer & a Buyer's Admin Assistant and will be expected to lead & support your team. To be considered for the role of Buyer you should have: * Experience within a retail environment at Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer or Buyer level * Experience within Jewellery, Accessories or luxury retail. * The ability to co-ordinate a number of priorities * The ability to work with budgets & be able to trade profit opportunities * The ability to lead and coach to deliver outstanding results as part of a team * Knowledge of buying software * The ability to prepare and deliver proposals * Excellent communication at all levels The Buyer will be a constant role model for the company's values, meaning that the customer & the service they receive should be at the heart of everything you do. This is a greta opportunity for a Buyer to work with a retailer with a great high-street presence which is well respected in its field, so please apply ASAP if interested!