Buyer

Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2018
Closes
04 Oct 2018
Ref
13951003/001
Contact
Patrick Murray
Function
Buyer
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent

As Buyer you will have full autonomy of the retail strategy for your category, you will be tasked with creating, developing and delivering strategy.

Client Details

The client are a creative business based in London. They are a well known retailer who are very popular amongst the card & stationery customers of the world!

Description

As Buyer you will be responsible for

  • Creating, Developing and Delivering Category Strategy
  • Working alongside your team, delegating tasks to subordinates in order to reach overall goals
  • Selecting suppliers, negotiating the best price whilst maintaining optimal quality and optimal product range to increase performance each year
  • Working with other business units to ensure a cohesive message is in place throughout the business
  • Putting together the range for what is one of the most fun and lucrative retail categories to buy

Profile

The Successful Buyer will

  • Have experience of buying cards and Stationery
  • Will have a great network in the stationery world, bringing on well known suppliers as well as smaller independent suppliers to ensure customer needs are met
  • Have a great understanding of customer behaviour and ultimately what they like and don't like in an ever adapting climate.
  • Be an incredible leader both from a management perspective, but also from a buying and task based perspective by setting an example through day to day tasks such as negotiation and administration.
  • Be able to commute to London on a daily basis

Job Offer

The successful buyer will be working from amazing London offices and will be working in one of the most sought after categories in a well known retail organisation.

Salary is between £50-60k depending on experience, network and ability

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