Buyer (9 Month FTC)

£35000 - £40000

Buying and Merchandising

London

Retail

Permanent

13194/001_1518511096

Job Description

Are you creative and commercially astute but long for more autonomy in your role? Are you a confident decision maker with the ability to make important commercial decisions under pressure?

Based in Berkshire, our client is looking for a Buyer (9 Month FTC) to join their expanding team, where there are excellent opportunities to work with some major global brands!

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities for this Buyer (9 Month FTC) role:

  • To be responsible for line level product selection and produce a range plan in pre agreed format for product areas of responsibility,

  • To propose promotional activities working closely with Marketing and ensuring thorough communication to all functions concerned,

  • Monitor performance of range against plans,

  • Identify key promotional and value added ranges specifically supporting seasonal trade,

  • Attend relevant Trade fairs,

  • To agree & deliver forecasted sales and profit,

  • To negotiate and manage supplier terms specifically price, quality, availability, rebates and marketing support,

  • Develop effective communication with sales managers and close relationships with the trading teams.

What qualities will you need for this Buyer (9 Month FTC) role?

  • Previous experience in retail Buying environment

  • Proven adaptability to new product areas

  • Experience at range management & presentation

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (outlook/MS Word and Excel)

  • Preferably Degree educated,

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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