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Junior Buyer- Home/Soft Furnishings

Job Title: Junior Buyer- Home/Soft Furnishings
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95396
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.84664.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 15, 2014 13:10

Job Description

A large and highly successful retail business in the UK is looking to hire a highly skilled Junior Buyer to join their team in London. As the Junior Buyer, you will be responsible for the following: * Develop, source and trade for the home/soft furnishing product range * Develop target sales and profit strategies for your assigned category * Maintain an updated insight on the performance of your product range within the market * Establish excellent working relationships with suppliers * Work with the Trading team to identify and implement a competitive pricing structure The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: * Substantial years of buying experience within a similar retail business * Background in DIY retail, garden centres and department stores * Excellent communication and negotiation skills * Strong commercial acumen For this crucial post, the rewards are beyond the usual competitive salary package, but an opportunity to further develop as a professional and have a large influence in an exciting new workplace. If you think that you are qualified 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.