Buyer

South West England Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity to join one of the UKs leading brands within home & DIY
  • Fancy escaping the rat race of the city life?

About Our Client

My client is one of the leading brands in the UK for Home & DIY. As they continue to grow and dominate the market, they offer fantastic career progression, autonomy and a work life balance we all dream of!

They are based in a tranquil part South West England, and after a crazy year with Covid they offer a chance to escape the madness of UK cities, and enjoy a more relaxed pace of life but still with the opportunity to focus on your career. Who said you cant have it all!

Job Description

As a Buyer you will;

  • Deliver the sales and margin targets for your category
  • Develop a rolling 12 month Trading Plan, and take measures to react to market opportunities and impacts
  • Work with the Category Manager to create and deliver a Category Plan
  • Identify and propose range, price, and promotional opportunities, based on consumer understanding and financial viability
  • Manage local supplier relationships and negotiate support / cost prices with these local vendors
  • Involvement in financial budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Continuously monitor market and consumer trends, acting on insight

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for this Buyer you will need;

  • A proven track record as a Junior Buyer or Buyer within a retail head office
  • Clear understanding of how to develop and deliver commercial concepts
  • Customer focus
  • Understanding of all sales channels
  • Strategic sales management, understands seasonality, price perception
  • Clear understanding of financial reporting
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office knowledge including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good presentation skills

What's on Offer

Attractive package with remote working available, they are open to two days in the office and 3 from home

Contact
Rachel Dixon
Quote job ref
JN-022021-2172687
Phone number
+44 207 269 2114

Job summary

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Consultant name
Rachel Dixon
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2114
Job reference
JN-022021-2172687