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.Description
- 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.
- 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.