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Junior Buyer

£28000 - £30000

Buying and Merchandising

North East




Job Description

Junior Buyer - Home
West Yorkshire
Up to £30,000

Do you want to work for a profitable and growing online homewares and electrical retailer?

This really is a rare opportunity for a commercial junior buyer who is looking for autonomy in their role whilst being part of a business with huge growth year on year.

Are you an analytical junior buyer who is entrepreneurial and driven? Are you a commercial assistant category manager who is thinking maybe you are better in a buying role because of your love for creating innovative product ranges and trading these through quick decision making?

If you love working in a team and want autonomy look no further.

The biggest challenge in this role is keeping up with the growth, being entrepreneurial and keeping one step ahead of the competition. Egos need not apply, everything could be in your job, you need to love trading and negotiating.

As Junior Buyer you will work closely with the Senior Buyer so you need to be all over your numbers and be able to answer his questions quickly and succinctly. You will love not having any politics and red tape and feel comfortable working in an environment where you will need to make decisions quickly and potentially sometimes make a mistake!

This role will have full responsibility for category management in line with the business unit strategy in order to deliver/exceed the budgeted current and future sales, margin and stock targets. This will be delivered alongside the merchandising team using analysis of existing data and developing new ways of forward forecasting.

This company dare to be different and as such this entrepreneurial spirit has led to growth no one else can touch and they want to keep going. This is a new role to add resource to the team and Merchandisers to support the growth.

  • Your drive attitude and determination to work hard and deliver results and be a part of the growth is critical.

  • You must have experience sourcing stock from the Far East and FOB.

  • Extensive experience in range planning, trading & direct sourcing

  • Experience of working with an evolving and increasingly complex business

  • Capability to work autonomously and to work across the business, other teams and at all levels

  • Commercially focused with a strategic edge

  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills

  • Proven ability to deliver results yourself & through others

Interested in this Junior Buyer position. Get in touch. If you don't have an up to date CV - No problem, email me and we can discuss and get the CV sorted. [email protected]

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