Role details

Buying & Merchandising Account Manager

Weybridge   •  Permanent

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About Our Client

Based in beautiful Weybridge Surrey Head Office, Michael Page is widely known as one of the leading recruitment consultancies, with offices all over the world.

I am currently looking for a Buying & Merchandising Account Manager. We offer amazing career prospects in a challenging but rewarding environments. We are a FTSE 250 company and have been in the Times Top 100 companies to work for, for over 5 years consistently. Our team is a supportive, friendly and collaborative bunch and you will be provided with unrivalled industry training during your time with the company.

Job Description

As a Buying & Merchandising Account Manager based in Weybridge Surrey, you will be working for one of the world's leading consultancies, you will enjoy and exciting and challenging career with excellent training and development prospects. You will work in partnership with clients across the industry, to help source the perfect candidates for their business. After meeting with clients to understand their brief, you will need to proactively source the right person and then manage the interview process to make sure that both candidate and client are happy with the resulting offer. To do this you will need to maintain an excellent network of contacts across the industry and build new relationships with both clients and candidates. You will also need to interview your candidates and get the best picture of their skill set and their requirements. Working with your manager and team the consultant needs to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and targets whilst offering quality service.

The Successful Applicant

It takes all types of people to be a Recruitment Consultant in Retail Buying & Merchandising so we would welcome any candidates who have previously worked in a recruiting role or from within a sales, hospitality, retail or B&M background. Michael Page does look to recruit the best and with that in mind we need to see the following skills:

* Must have worked within a B2B sales role and show a history of achieving sales targets

* Must have a degree to at least 2.1 level or equivalent

* Ideally have some industry knowledge within fashion or retail

* Be a high achiever, who excels in challenges: academically, sporting, work related or anything else!

* Show fantastic interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, influence and negotiate positively with a wide range of people

* Have strong self-motivation and desire to succeed

* Be a great listener and able to offer tailor-made solutions to your clients

What's on Offer

Competitive salary with bonus, pension and healthcare and with excellent career progression based in Weybridge Surrey

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