1 month ago

Ref: BBBH35322

Buyer

Birmingham, West Midlands

£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum Benefits

Permanent

Buyer, Birmingham, £30,000 - £40,000 Benefits

So, you're interested in learning more about the job but have a few questions…

What's the role?

As with any buyer role, you'll be working closely along side other departments in the business including merchandising and sales, but you'll also be…

  • Maximising current relationships and expanding new relationships with suppliers
  • Driving new categories in to existing and new customers
  • Range planning and process mapping, reviewing current trends and sales data
  • Sourcing relevant products from the far east

What do I need?

Strong organisational and analytical skills are key for this role, but a few other elements that are important are …

  • Retail experience would be ideal, especially if you have furniture/ homeware category experience
  • Experience sourcing and buying products from the Far East would be advantageous
  • Strong negotiation skills and customer focused
  • Commercial knowledge of the furniture market and trends
  • A strong retail background is key!

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