Role details

Junior Buyer 6 month FTC

West Midlands   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Potential to progress to permanant role for the right candidate
  • Multi-Channel retailer

About Our Client

My Client operate through multiple media and ecommerce routes. This particular element of the business operate through Television channel and ecommerce sites.

Job Description

  • Support the overall business strategy, working across functions to deliver the business plan
  • Creation and maintenance of strategic category plans to meet short & medium term business objectives gaining approval from line manager
  • Source and purchase merchandise to meet customer needs in terms of choice, price and innovation
  • Review historical data, trends and previous strategies to ascertain lessons learnt for future seasons
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the market, supplier base, competitors and ever changing customer requirements for all products within the category
  • Develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships
  • Develop a sourcing strategy for given category to contribute the overall business plan
  • Ensure new product development plan is in place to deliver customer and business requirements

The Successful Applicant

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage buying responsibility for a large number of sku's
  • Work with Merchandising to deliver stock £ budgets
  • Develop strategic supplier relationships with suppliers
  • Undertake visits as and when required i.e., Trade shows & supplier visits (overseas trips included)
  • Experience within a similar buying position.
  • Ability to Plan, prioritise and focus on key issues.
  • Self-starter and able to work to exacting deadlines.
  • Strong Negotiation Skills

What's on Offer

Competitive Package and potential to progress into Permanent Role for the right candidate.

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