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Michael Page Marketing
England, Essex, Epping
£45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Buying, Category Management

This position seeks an enthusiastic Buyer with a passion for retail. The role requires a keen eye for trend analysis and product selection in a fast-paced retail environment.

Client Details

The organisation is a well-established retail firm, employing over 5000 people across the UK. Based in Epping, this company is renowned for its high-quality tools and electronics, whilst ensuring exceptional customer service.

  • Identify, source and negotiate with suppliers for product selection.
  • Analyse market trends to determine consumer demand and potential sales.
  • Develop and implement purchasing strategies to meet business targets.
  • Collaborate with the merchandising team to ensure product availability and optimal retail placement.
  • Assess supplier performance to ensure quality standards and delivery times are met.
  • Work with the marketing team to promote selected products.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new opportunities.
  • Monitor and manage inventory levels to ensure stock availability.


A successful 'Buyer' should have:
  • A strong background in Buying finished Retail products, preferably power tools.
  • Experience in buying and product selection of machinery, tools, DIY, etc. for retail.
  • Exceptional negotiation and communication skills and ability to negotiate with suppliers.
  • An analytical mind, capable of conducting market research and trend analysis.
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage multiple suppliers and products effectively.

Job Offer
  • An estimated salary range of up to £50,000 per annum.
  • A competitive bonus scheme.
  • Contributory pension plan.
  • Opportunities for professional growth within a leading retail firm.
  • A positive and supportive company culture that values teamwork and innovation.
  • A location in the beautiful area of Epping, easily accessible by public transport.

We encourage all interested and qualified buyers to apply for this exciting opportunity in the retail industry.

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