Junior Buyer - Swindon - up to £28k
Our client is a leading online retailer with a fantastic product range based in Swindon. They are now seeking a Junior Buyer to join their team! This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fabulous brand with a great team which has an entrepreneurial culture and passion for its customers!
What does this Junior Buyer role involve?
Based in Swindon, this Junior Buyer will be responsible for growing the category, ensuring you maintain the inspirational product range that meets customer's needs, builds brand value, drives sales and profit growth and improves market share across all channels.
With an outstanding track record of commercial success in online and/or mail order, you'll be experienced at leading, developing and inspiring a high-performing retail commercial team. Able to quickly grasp the key business drivers, you'll hit the ground running and plan and direct activities to achieve agreed targets - sales, gross margin and net margin. Hands-on and practical you'll enjoy the wide range of challenges and opportunities that our fast-moving and highly focused business has to offer.
What qualities will you need to be successful in this Junior Buyer role?
You will need to be commercially aware of both your category and overall business, with the ability to make effective decisions to ensure successful performance.
Show a proven track record of developing and implementing supplier strategy and identifying opportunities to improve performance of your category.
Be a strong and confident negotiator and an excellent communicator across the business.
Show tenacity to achieving results whilst recognising and celebrating the success of others.
Be comfortable and have experience with worldwide travel to meet suppliers. Negotiate and build lasting relationships based on your strategy and vision for your category.