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Assistant Buyer - Electricals

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Electricals
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89859
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2012 09:11

Job Description

This well established electrical retailer is seeking an Assistant Buyer to assist in the development and maintenance of a range and products and with direct responsibility for certain major domestic appliance categories. This would be the perfect opportunity for you to make your mark within a widely recognised national brand. You will be responsible for: * Working alongside the Supply Planner and the Buyer in order to manage stock levels * Negotiate with suppliers alongside buyer to establish range. * Building relationships with suppliers to gain favourable terms. * Managing promotional finance and the supply lines. We are looking for a motivated and confident individual who is easily able to interact with suppliers, and has the ability to work well within time frames. This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity for improving negotiation skills, and the chance to work as an integral member of a team. You must have the following attributes: * A passion for retail, in a fast moving environment * A desire for career progression * Experience in using spreadsheets and a broad knowledge of basic computer software. This role offers an exciting and dynamic working environment, within a nationwide retailer, maintaining and developing product categories. If you believe that you have the relevant experience and are enthusiastic about this role, please apply now!