Buyer- Mandarin Speaker

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Bermuda Park
£30,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer, Coventry, Permanent, Competitive Salary

Your new company
Your company is a pioneering provider retail organisation. Hays are working with them to recruit for an experienced Buyer to join their Procurement team within the Marketing function on a permanent basis.

Your new role
You will support their own brand sourcing team to help them drive their own brand and direct sourcing opportunities across their UK businesses and internationally in East & South-East Asia. You will identify the best time to tender their own brand product ranges accordingly to workflow and seasonality, maintaining an annual tendering calendar and managing the tender process accordingly to pre-tender and strategic sourcing objectives. You will conduct supplier review meetings to develop both existing and new suppliers according to quality, service and cost parameters. You will be working collaboratively with multiple, internal and external stakeholders to make sourcing recommendations.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have solid experience of successfully delivering benefit in a commercial environment within a Buying capacity with fluent English and Mandarin language skills.You will have excellent knowledge in consumer markets and utilising market intelligence to drive cost. You will be highly numerate and PC literate (Excel intermediate, Basic Word, Basic PowerPoint). You will have Business related studies or comparable practical experience with a general understanding in retail and/or wholesale business processes, and particularly knowledge of the end-to-end processes in own brand product development.

What you'll get in return
In return you will get a competitive salary with excellent additional benefits.

What you need to do now
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