Junior Buyer

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
06 Aug 2018
Closes
03 Sep 2018
Ref
13941978/001
Contact
Patrick Murray
Function
Buyer
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent

The Junior Buyer will be responsible for continuous improvement of the homewares product range whilst also achieving commercial success via improving sales and profit margin on goods.

Client Details

The client are a well-known online retailer with a track record both internationally and domestically in the UK. The business have gone from strength to strength in recent years and have been able to grow and hire significantly as a result of this as they look to buck the trend in the world of retail at the moment.

Description

As Junior Buyer you will be responsible for

  • Managing the buying and commercial performance of the Homewares product category.

  • Supplier selection and negotiation with a firm eye on long term strategy and delivery

  • Enhancing customer proposition through constant trend analysis

  • Working cross functionally and ensuring all business units have the capacity to fulfil business needs

  • Managing senior stake holders both internally and externally.

Profile

The Successful Junior Buyer will

  • Have a background in branded buying, ideally with some online experience

  • Have strong negotiation and communication skills

  • Be a confident communicator and able to liaise at all levels both internally and externally

  • Have a can-do attitude and ability to multi-task and adapt depending on immediate business needs

  • Want to work in a fun, fast paced, and ever evolving environment

  • Be able to commute to Central London on a daily basis.

Job Offer

The successful Junior Buyer will be working within a growing online retailer who are bucking the trend of retail. They will have incredible exposure to senior management and a great career path ahead of them.

Salary, depending on experience, internal bench-marking and interview performance is between £30-35k.

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