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Buying Director

Job Title: Buying Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £60 - £70K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87612
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: March 29, 2012 11:40

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Buying Director to join one of the fastest growing multichannel retailers. This business offers a diverse range of product ranges across general merchandise categories which are available on the high street. You will be operating at senior level within the business and will work closely with the CEO to define product strategies. Key responsibilities will include: * Far East / worldwide sourcing * Negotiation with key suppliers * Management of buying process and quality control * Product Development To be successful you will require: * Demonstrable experience of designing and releasing new market leading products * Experience of defining product roadmaps and delivering product to tight deadlines * Strong team management experience * Private Label experience Desirable skills include: * Diverse product knowledge across DIY, homewares, sports, fitness and health & beauty * Operated within a multichannel environment