Buyer - Household/Health & Beauty

South Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH21613

£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits


Role Title
Buyer
Circa to £50 -60k + bonus
Yorkshire
Role Profile
I am working with a Client based in Yorkshire who is launching a new retail venture. To help support this they are looking for Buyers to join their growing team.
You will be responsible for the sourcing of Household and Health & Beauty Product ranges. You will have the ability to forge strong working relationships with existing and new suppliers.The majority of goods will be sourced from the UK, Europe and the Far East so experience of this in these product areas is preferred in order to hit the ground running.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and hardworking individual with experience in a similar role, to join a fast-growing retailer offering development opportunities, and to be part of a dynamic team.

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing products in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Negotiating contracts, improving prices and terms of business with suppliers and reviewing these regularly to make operational and financial improvements
  • Building and managing relationships with current suppliers, maintaining regular communication, whilst also seeking out new suppliers to meet demand
  • Developing a supplier strategy, minimising risk to the business
  • Keeping ahead of market trends, availability and competitor strategies
  • Making quick commercial decisions to ensure operations are not delayed by stock shortages
  • Providing constructive feedback to our suppliers
  • Supplier and product compliance
  • Implementing a product sign off process
  • Working in collaboration with the Commercial Team to communicate any supply problems or risks that may impact on business operations


Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Retail buying experience is essential
  • Strong knowledge of Household and Health and Beauty products
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Confident with the ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Analytical and numerical with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work cross-functionally with others in the wider business
  • Strong commercial awareness



Client information
Our Client is based in Yorkshire and is launching a new retail venture. To help support this they are looking for Buyers to join their growing team.

Remuneration
Up to £50-60k + bonus

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