Senior Buyer - Own Brand - 12 Month FTC

£42000 - £45000

Buying and Merchandising

South East

Retail

Permanent

14973/001_1581607840

Job Description

Senior Buyer - Own Brand - 12 Month FTC

Southampton

£45,000

Own Brand Buyer - Product Development, Far East Experience.

Are you immediately available to start a 12 month fixed term contract starting mid-March?

This is a growing Health and Beauty supplier that has had huge growth and is looking for someone very organised to manage NPD and the critical paths.

Do you want to work in a great culture in a successful, growing business and continue to use your product development skills with the Far East?

Key accountabilities

  • Manage the critical paths and ensure key delivery dates are met.
  • Develop new health, beauty and medical products.
  • Liaise directly with Far East Factories to develop new product.
  • Brief the design team on new product and packaging developments.
  • Category management of existing ranges and stock replenishment.
  • Work with the QC Team to ensure all products comply to current standards and regulations.
  • You will be flexible and willing to travel around the UK and the Far East on occasions.

Essential Experience

  • Current working at Buyer level with a minimum of 3 years' experience.
  • Experience of Far East sourcing.
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to plan and organise your workload effectively.
  • Excellent IT skills including excel.
  • A keen eye for product and a natural at spotting opportunities and market trends.
  • Self-Motivated.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Critical Path Management
  • Improving margin on new launches and existing products.
  • Achieving and exceeding sales and GP Budgets.
  • On Time delivery of new launches.

Senior Buyer - Own Brand - 12 Month FTC. If you have own brand buying experience retail or supplier and need a role to start in March, I want to hear from you! Please apply or email me [email protected]