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Senior Buyer - Fashion


Thames Valley

Permanent ⁄ £60000 - £80000

Updated August 25, 2014

As a Senior Buyer onFashion for this leading online retailer your key responsibilities will include:
• Negotiation of contracts, cost prices and marketing support
• Interpret top line sales data to understand category performance and create actions plans to correct issues
• Developing sustainable relationships with vendors to understand product development, market trends and other opportunities
• Manage the supply base day to day
• Source and set up new vendors
• Analyse range selection from vendors
• Manage new line process
• Working with the category team on new lines , deals, increasing selection, promotional activity and sourcing activity to maximising availability
• Work with Site Merchandising team to effectively present the customer offer on site
• Contribute to system development

Who we're looking for
In order to be considered for this Senior Buyer role onFashion you will need:
• Significant retail buying experience, ideally from a sports and leisure background
• Strong negotiation capabilities and experience and excellent communication and presentation skills
•Dealings at account manager/director level with key sporting goods suppliers and brands
• Experience of launching new categories and businesses within an online/retail environment
• An enthusiasm for and knowledge of sports/active leisure pursuits
• Proven analytical and excel skills

About our client
Our client is a leading online retailer based in the Thames Valley

What's on offer
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits

For further info, apply or phone on +44 193 226 4055.  Job Ref: 13175034
Your application will be sent to Rachel Dixon.

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