Junior Buyer

£30000 - £35000

Buying and Merchandising

West Midlands

Retail

Permanent

15394/001_1620209865

Job Description

Junior Buyer - Home

Birmingham

Up to £35,000

Are you considering a change for 2021?

Do you want to work for a business that where you will work directly with the MD?

Are you entrepreneurial, trading focused and a great communicator?

If the answer is yes to all of the above then please read on.

What does this Junior Buyer - Home role involve?

  • Responsible for communication direct with factories and suppliers in UK, Europe and Asia.
  • Taking full responsibility for developing existing and new product innovation, competitor research and product packaging and labelling.
  • Liaising directly with suppliers globally to develop products from concept through to end delivery.
  • Collecting product information and sharing it with relevant departments to ensure products are ready for sale.
  • Managing the critical path of all new products that are in development, including any supplier meetings and new product launches.
  • Coordinating with the stock controller and marketing in relation to creating promotion and stock planning.

What qualities will you need to be successful in this Junior Buyer - Home role?

  • Be in a buying or category management role with UK retail business
  • You will need to have experience in homewares or furniture
  • A keen eye for product innovations, excellent attention to detail and a natural talent for spotting opportunities and current market trends
  • Ability to plan and organise workload effectively and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Negotiate and build lasting relationships based on your strategy and vision for your category
  • You may also have previous titles including Buyer, Assistant Buyer or Category Manager.

So if you don't have an updated CV and want to register your interest please email me and we can sort out the rest later. Eddie - [email protected]

This role is being managed by AdMore Recruitment limited, a leading specialist to the Retail, Hospitality and Consumer sectors providing support to our clients across the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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