2 weeks ago

Ref: BBBH35133

Buyer - Retail

Manchester, Greater Manchester

£35000 - £40000.00 per annum Benefits Hybrid Bonus

Permanent

Buyer - Retail

c £40,000 Bonus Benefits Hybrid Working

Manchester

Role Profile

Our client, a leading retail business is looking to appoint an experienced Buyer to join their already successful growing team, based in the North West. Playing a key part in the business they are looking for a Pro-active Buyer who is able to demonstrate success with a strong trading background.

Managing both branded and non-branded products across a range, the role responsibilities are as follows:-

  • Control supplier negotiations to maximize profit
  • Ordering a specific range of products
  • Maintaining stock levels
  • Ensure suppliers meet the business requirements in terms of sales and margin
  • Identifying new products and opportunities in the market
  • Competitor analysis
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure stock levels are achievable

Skills and Experience

  • Trading skills in a retail environment
  • Common sense approach to buying
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Experience of working for a FMCG business
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Drive and motivation

Personal Attributes

  • Self motivated, self starter who displays self confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness

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