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Buyer - Furniture & Home

Job Title: Buyer - Furniture & Home
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £42000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP90735
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.50855.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 05, 2012 23:01

Job Description

New Buyer opportunity for this growth area! 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 Business area. You will be buying across Garden & Outdoor Furniture and Homewares categories. You will need great commercial acumen but also a strong product eye with some creative flair. This is a seasonal & growing category but with lots of opportunity so this retailer seeks a like minded individual! Your roles will include: * Working within a budget & be able to trade profit opportunities * Set retail selling price * Selected from branded product range * Product development involvement * select, plan & put forward appropriate offers for promotional store space * insight into technologies developments and commercial competitor insight * management and development of People and having active development plans for your team. To be successful in the position you will need: * Senior Buying and product development experience in Homewares, DIY or Furniture * Ability to lead and coach to deliver outstanding results as part of a team * Excellent communication at all levels * Far East sourcing experience * Degree level of education In return you will work for a retail with a great UK high-street presence who as a group is a well respected high-end retailer in their field. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference SSP90735.