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Vendor Relations Manager - London

Job Title: Vendor Relations Manager - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92943
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2013 13:50

Job Description

Are you a Buyer or Category Manager looking for a new opportunity ? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Vendor Relations Manager to join a market leading retailer based in the South. Reporting to the Head of Buying, the successful candidate will be responsible for: * Communicating and implementing strategies and corporate initiatives to vendors and merchants to ensure streamlined operations. * Update and implement Vendor and Merchandising policies and procedures and communicate these internally. * Create and communicate Vendor reports analysing new data with a view to creating ad-hoc reports. * Evaluating products and providing regular reports related to product submission. * Creating and managing the strategic direction of the company’s website. * Train, motivate and manage staff while taking charge of recruitment, coaching and performance evaluation. The ideal candidate will have: * Strong communication skills and demonstrable experience of liaising with senior management. * Excellent negotiation and influencing skills preferable gained for a buying background. * Project Management experience is desirable. * Experience of using Microsoft packages such as Work, Excel & PowerPoint to an intermediate level. * Must be prepared to travel as and when required, both nationally and internationally. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and analytical and influential individual who is keen to join a company that favours personal development & growth. If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you please apply now quoting the reference Q92943. 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.