Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Retail
Location
Birmingham
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Buyer & Product Developer to be part of a valuable and talented team.

As a member of our small knit team, you will be integral in managing and delivering new product launches for the UK's leading retailer.

Client Details

A leading retailer within the West Midlands.

Description

  • Responsible for developing product within your own categories
  • Range building, new product development and managing your product area
  • Liaising directly with our factories to develop your product ranges 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
  • You will be flexible and willing to travel around the UK, Europe and the Far East on occasions

Profile

  • Currently working at a Buyer Level
  • Experience in Far East sourcing and negotiating with suppliers
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to plan and organise your workload effectively
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel
  • A keen eye for product and a natural at spotting opportunities and current market trends
  • Self-Motivated

Job Offer

Basic salary between £40,000 to £50,000 + Package.