Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£50k - 55k per year
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Ref
09991
Contact
Jessica-Leigh Suffolk
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Buying and Merchandising division of Exsurgo is recruiting a Senior Buyer for a desirable retailer.

This is a very fast-paced and values driven company, achieving impressive growth making a difference through their attention to detail.

The role:

The purpose of the role is to develop and implement the Category Business Plan to deliver: Customer needs in choice, price and innovation, deliver budgeted gross & nett sales and margin £ and gross margin. Deliver budgeted stock levels and taking ownership and development of strategic supplier relationship. This role will also be to support the overall business strategy, working across functions to deliver the business plan. You will have a team of 3 and report into the Buying Director.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidiate will be graduate calibre and have had extensive previous buying experience. You will have experience with a ‘blue chip’ retail environment including a proven track record of being in a buying position In depth knowledge of contract negotiations and experience of trading complexities associated with branded merchandise. Strong business acumen and highly results focused.

You must be:

Self starter and able to work to exacting deadlines.

Identify issues and develop solutions in order to meet sales, profit and budgetary targets

Strong leadership, decisive and tenacious

Track record of coaching/developing junior personnel

 

If you have the relelvant skill set then please do apply!

Successful candidates will be contacted about this role and similar roles. 

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