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Buyer - Menswear Branded Accessories

Job Title: Buyer - Menswear Branded Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Industry:
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH10972
Contact Name: Rosie Williamson
Contact Email: rosiewilliamson@castuk.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description


Role Title
Buyer - Menswear Branded Accessories
£35-45k depending on experience
Liverpool

Role Profile
My client, a market leading retail business, is looking to appoint a driven Buyer to join their already successful and growing head office team based in Liverpool. You will be an established Junior Buyer or Buyer and have experience of buying menswear branded accessories (socks, nightwear, underwear etc.) for a retailer. Playing a key part in the business, they are looking for a pro-active individual from a strong trading background who can adapt quickly to change. You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic retailer that is growing 15% YOY.

Managing branded products across a range, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Controlling supplier negotiations to maximise 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 & Experience

  • Trading skills in a retail environment
  • Category experience is essential (branded accessories)
  • Common sense approach to buying
  • Commercially aware
  • Experience of working for a FMCG business
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Drive and motivation



Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business

Remuneration
£35-45k depending on skills & experience

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com