Furniture and Bed Buyer

London | Ref: BBBH17039

£40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

Role Title

Furniture and Bed Buyer

South West London

£40,000-£60,000

Role Profile

My client, a well known department store with an excellent heritage is looking for a Furniture and Bed Buyer to join their head office team based in London. Reporting into the Buying Director and with the support of an admin assistant you will be responsible for buying, merchandising, trading and determining the look and presentation of the Furniture / Beds floors. This is a very exciting opportunity for a commerically minded Buyer who has great taste and a superb eye for product!

Skills & Experience

  • A proven track record of achieving sales and profit growth.
  • Proactive and creative with a hands on attitude
  • Skilled at managing stocks, analysing productivity and competent in trading a managing stocks
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent Furniture and Beds market knowledge
  • Strong awareness of home fashion trends.
  • Confident in implementing advertising and aware of the changing digital communication.
  • Highly organised
  • Great communicator

Key role responsibilities

  • To research and implement new ranges and understand market trends
  • Identify new suppliers and production resources where appropriate
  • Weekly reviews of the department and merchandise performance
  • Monthly reviews of the department financial statistics and agree action to meet department budgets.
  • Complete regular competitive shops
  • Production of range plans and plan promotional strategy
  • Negotiate best prices and optimise terms that achieve or exceed target margins

Client information

My client is a well know department store with an excellent heritage based in London.

Remuneration

£40,000-£60,000

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