Junior Buyer

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH12796

£23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retail business are looking to appoint an experienced Junior 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. This role would ideally suit an experienced Assistant/Junior Buyer looking for the next step in their career.

  • 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
To be successful in the role, you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • 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

Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business.

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