Buyer Opportunities - Trading

Recruiter
Poundland
Location
Willenhall
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
24 Oct 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer Opportunities - Poundland - West Midlands

At the heart of our business is our Trading Department, our Trading Controllers would love to hear from Senior Buyers keen to make a real difference in leading a category or Junior Buyers looking to develop their career and an opportunity to progress!

We're looking to speak to Buyers who have experience gained in buying across the FMCG or General Merchandise categories.

In return for your sharing your knowledge and experience with us during our journey of becoming even more successful in the UK and Europe we're offering a negotiable and really competitive salary, access to a luxury car fleet for senior grades, participation in our bonus scheme, not to mention a whole host of other fantastic company benefits.

About the role...

You'll be responsible for the purchase and supply of all the products within your category. From conception to bottom line. Some of our ranges are especially designed and created for us in the Far East hence international exposure and a flair for the creation of new products is something not many retailers will be able to offer you but we can!

What you'll be doing...

This is a diverse role in a fast paced environment as budget retailing is a sector like no other, you'll be representing this fantastic business both in brand and culture through the products you select. Our Suppliers are our VIP's so you'll be experienced in cultivating and nurturing household supplier relationships so that we all come out as the winners.

Whilst working for us you'll be part of a fun and friendly culture where we trust and respect each other. You'll enjoy and excel in leading your team and support your Assistant Buyers and Buying Assistants to develop and progress their careers through our best in class Buying Academy.

About you...

Proven experience gained in a FMCG/General Merchandise buying role is essential. Experience working with the Far East will be beneficial and we're also looking for Buyers who are able to develop their category and turn around performance through their and the teams dedication to making the range outperform!

Contact us today for more information we'd love to speak to you!