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Senior Buyer - Accessories

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45 - £50K Per Annum + Bonus, Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89027
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: July 03, 2012 16:37

Job Description

One of Europe’s leading Electrical retailers is seeking a Senior Buyer to join its team to drive the commercial performance of the Accessories Category. The aim of this role is to drive category performance through ranging, promotional activity, new product development and a robust pricing and supplier management strategy. Key Responsibilities: * Drive ranging, pricing and NPD decisions through competitor and market knowledge and analysis. * To manage and source suppliers that will aid delivery of commercial plan, through favourable terms negotiation and product and promotional activity. * To work cross functionally with Marketing, Supply chain and Operations to aid both delivery and communication of category activity and message. Key attributes: * Strong, proven negotiation skills. * Ability to influence key stake holders. * Experience within FE sourcing and NPD. * Analytical with the ability to be proactive in driving the market. Applicants for this role should be entrepreneurial and driven to succeed with exceptional commercial and negotiation skills. Experience within a technology category is desirable but not essential for this role, however the ability to manage large brands, coupled with managing NPD and own label development is. In return for the role of Senior Buyer - Accessories, this retailer offers a competitive salary and bonus potential along with a Pension scheme.