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Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92553
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2013 17:28

Job Description

A Buying opportunity has arisen with one of the UKs largest non food retailers. Due to recent success this company is looking to expand its buying team over several categories, both own label and branded! As a Buyer, you will be taking over the following responsibilities: * Executing the strategic and financial plans for the product category. * Creating a range of products that will appeal to the target market. * Ensuring that the range generates sales and profit increase. * Maintaining good relationships with suppliers. * Supporting commercial management and analysis for forecast and sales figures. * Ensuring the balance of the ranges competitiveness and price. To qualify for the Buyer role, you must have the following qualifications: * Buying experience within the retail environment. * Strong commercial acumen. * Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills. * Ability to deal with complex data, analyse results and present solutions. * Full P&L responsibility is crucial. The successful client will be rewarded with an attractive salary package and unparalleled progression. This is a great opportunity to progress your career or move into another category. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.