**Buying & Merchandising Manager - Suffolk - up to £53k Benefits package**
Are you highly commercial with a proven background in retail buying? Can you inspire and lead a team to ensure optimum performance of your categories?
Based in beautiful surroundings in Suffolk, our client is now looking for a Buying & Merchandising Manager to ensure the continued delivery of the best possible service to their customers. This is a brand new role within the business so it's a great time to join!
What does this Buying & Merchandising Manager role involve?
Demonstrate exceptional leadership to inspire and nurture a high performing team by flexing style as appropriate.
Provide support to the Director
Able to build and nurture key internal relationships, external suppliers and partners.
Accountable for delivering and exceeding financial KPI's.
Accountable for translating the buying strategy into defined activities by category to be delivered in consistent and agreed actions through the team.
Responsible for supplier negotiations to source product at the lowest cost and highest quality within own area; actively involved in the more complex negotiations.
Able to demonstrate excellent buying skills including pricing, ranging, quality and merchandise; understand the complexities and opportunities for leverage.
The Buying & Merchandising Manager will be responsible for identifying emerging trends and opportunities by using competitor market analysis and internal and CRM data; demonstrate in depth knowledge of competitors and the general industry.
If this role sounds of interest, please apply today for more info!