Do you have extensive product development experience within Buying? Are you looking for a new role where you can put your creative, trend spotting and organisational skills to test?
This is a brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join a business which has a vast customer base and a very exciting future!
Our client will look at candidates from a Retail background or a Supplier background, but preferably from the Supplier side. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is extremely passionate about the products they are working with. It's a friendly working environment at this business, so it's a great time to join as a Buyer/Product Developer.
Skills & Experience required for this Buyer/Product Developer role:
Currently working as a Buyer/Product Developer
Experience in Far East sourcing and negotiating with suppliers
Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels
Excellent attention to detail and the ability to plan and organise your workload effectively
A keen eye for product and a natural talent for spotting opportunities and current market trends
What does Buyer/Product Developer role involve?
Taking full responsibility for developing products within your category
Range building, new product development and managing of a product area
Liaising directly with factories to develop the product range from concept through to delivery at the right price point and quality standard
Briefing designers on new concepts and ranges based on current and future trends you have spotted
Category management of existing ranges
Travelling around the UK, Europe and the Far east
Based in Birmingham, this Buyer/Product Developer role offers a salary of up to £50,000 plus a great package!
No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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