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Assistant Buyer - Hertfordshire

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q96233_1412596374
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2014 12:53

Job Description

A Multi-channel fashion & uniform wholesaler & retailer is currently looking for a buyer to join its exciting and innovative team. This business works with a number of the leading UK & international manufacturers and down to the growth of their stores they are looking to add to their progressive head office team!

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Assistant Buyer or Buyer who has a retail clothing/fashion background or kids background. The business has over 20 category ranges which is expanding.

Candidate responsibilities:

-Planning new ranges

-Sourcing products - form UK & international

-looking & negotiation new supplier agreements

-Liaison with merchandising team to monitor sales performance

-Maintain strong relationships with suppliers and retailers to optimise success

Candidate requirements:

-Buying experience branded or own label experience

Significant range planning experience

Analytical in approach & being able to identify volume and fashion trends for up-coming seasons

Good at forming relationships internally & with external customers

A Junior or Assistant Buyer level from a retailer, supplier or wholesale background - fashion or mixed product experience is ideal.

A fast thinker and problem solver!

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to work for a company where you really make a difference & is consistently increasing turnover in a recession resistance area please send your cv quoting the reference Q96233.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.