Junior Buyer

£32000 - £35000

Buying and Merchandising

London

Retail

Permanent

13905/001_1540822455

Job Description

Have you got strong negotiation skills and a real passion for Homewares? 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?

Our client is one of the UK's most well-known brands based in South West London. They are looking for a Junior Buyer - Home to join their expanding team, where there are excellent progression opportunities!

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities for this Junior Buyer - Home role:

  • To present new range opportunities to the senior Buying team,

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

  • To liaise with the Merchandiser making them aware of any external factors that may require forecasts to change,

  • 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,

  • Identify markdown risks and create proposals with Merchandiser ,

  • 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 Junior Buyer - Home role?

  • Previous experience in retail Buying environment (Assistant Buyer level or above)

  • 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.

If you are an ambitious Buying professional looking for an exciting new role, please apply today!

Website: www.admore-recruitment.co.uk