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Head of Buying - Retail - Various Categories

Job Title: Head of Buying - Retail - Various Categories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92848
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: June 10, 2013 11:23

Job Description

My client, a high profile retailer is currently looking for a Head of Buying to be based at their head office in the Home Counties. The Head of Buying will be: * Maintaining and developing strong and professional supplier relationships. * Monitoring competition and keeping up to date with the market trends. * Driving change to develop best practice within the functional team. * Working closely with the category team to assist with improving the customer experience. The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications: * Strong undergraduate degree. * Working experience in buying, account/product management or other commercial retail environment. * Good communication and analytical skills. * Self motivation and enthusiasm. The successful candidate for this position will be rewarded with an attractive salary package circa £100k + Bonus + Benefits. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to further learn and develop as a professional in a modern and highly exciting work environment. If you think that you have the right qualifications for this position, please send us your CV. 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.