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Junior Buyer - DIY

Job Title: Junior Buyer - DIY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £25 - £30K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q85897
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2012 12:22

Job Description

A multiple non-food retailer requires a Junior Buyer to assist with developing, negotiating and sourcing DIY products. The successful candidate will be responsible for: * Looking after specific product groups within the mainstream product areas * Assisting the Buyer with supplier negotiations and product sourcing via the UK and Far East * Delivering on profit and margin across key categories in the technology area * Working closely with Supply Chain to suppliers to ensure accurate stock management & delivery of stock holding targets * Developing Marketing strategy for product ranges * Promotional initiatives, store Merchandising and multichannel opportunities The ideal candidate will have recent experience in a Buying or Product Management position, preferably within a Retail Head Office environment and have previous commercial experience. You will have strong analytical and numerical skills, be commercially aware and have the ability to influence at all levels. This role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to source and buy in products from UK, European & Far Eastern sources. If this sounds like the opportunity you are seeking, please apply now.