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Buyer - Interim Contract

Job Title: Buyer - Interim Contract
Location: North West England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90452
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.78009.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 05, 2012 16:07

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking for an experienced Buyer to join a growing trading team initially on an interim contract. The successful candidate take responsibility for a key product area that will ensure that the best products are bought for the best price ensuring that the customer is always thought of first. Key responsibilities will include: * Range reviews of specific category * Delivering on profit and margin across a number of key categories * Negotiation with suppliers * Supply Management- Working closely with supply chain to suppliers to ensure accurate stock management & delivery of stock holding targets * New product development * Drive innovation within the range. You will be responsible for promotional initiatives, store merchandising and multi channel opportunities. The ideal candidate will come from a branded buying background either from food or non-food. You will have strong communication skills. They would be customer focussed and have strong negotiation skills. They must be career focussed and wanting to grow their career. In return the successful candidate will receive an extremely competitive package.