Senior Buyer (DIY) - West Midlands

Recruiter
Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£40,000 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

A specialist retailer, with impressive growth plans, is looking for an established Senior Buyer to help drive the performance of their most high profile area. This is a great opportunity for a strong Buyer, with multi product experience, to take the next step in their career.

As Senior Buyer, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Overseeing the range development and critical path of your category
  • Delivering to ambitious sales and margin targets in line with the company budget
  • Maintaining and developing current and new supplier relations, negotiating commercial trading agreements
  • Identifying patterns, and forecasting sales to spot growth opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience as a Buyer or Junior Buyer, ideally within a Homeware/DIY/Food or FMCG background.

In addition, you must also demonstrate:

  • The ability to develop positive working relationships, both internally and with external suppliers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience of under taking competitor analysis
  • Adaptability to change, and the ability to work under pressure to tight timelines

Salary: £40000 - 45000

If you feel you have the appropriate skills and characteristics, please apply with an up to date CV today.