2 months ago

Ref: BBBH32884


Gloucester, Gloucestershire

£30000 - £35000 per annum benefits


Role Title


to £35,000 Benefits


Role Profile

Fantastic chance for ambitious individuals to join a high growth retail and ecommerce business with the opportunity for aspiring Buyers to be developed as part of an exceptional team.

Support a wide range of projects from product research and specification, range development, quality, pricing and promotional. You will work closely with the merchandising function and suppliers, ensuring OTIF targets are consistently achieved guaranteeing the best in terms of product quality and service.

    • Buy product ranges that fit and fulfil business strategy.
    • Manage suppliers, including pricing negotiation, NPD selection, contract negotiations and commitments, maintain product specifications and ensure all products and administration is legally compliant in relevant markets.
    • Monitor and maintain buying margin to hit budget. Recommending actions if budgets are not being hit and maintained.
    • Work with internal colleagues to ensure zero wastage and constant supply from internally manufactured products.
    • Tender relevant ranges to increase margins.
    • Reduce packaging use to increase sustainability and reduce costs and ensure all packaging is compliant with internal operational machinery.
    • Ensure all customs paperwork and EUTR assessments arrive from suppliers on time and in full.
    • Work with Buying Admin Assistant to ensure that all the correct data is loaded on to internal systems.
    • Support Senior and wider Buying & Merchandising team with long term sourcing strategy.
    • Support merchandising colleagues to resolve any short-term changes in supply.

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience within buying or purchasing role.
  • Commercial awareness and ability to interpret market trends.
  • Ability to work independently, organising and planning time to deliver to agreed timescales.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Excel; costing, pricing and margin calculations.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Client information

Innovative and disruptive high growth e-commerce retailer based in the UK as part of £1 Billion global leading multinational.


to £35,000 Benefits

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