Buyer (Laptops)

Leeds, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH32178

Up to £30000 per annum + plus benefits and profit share

Buyer

£30k + benefits and annual profit shares

Leeds

Role Profile

My client has is an established distributor based near the Leeds area. They have grown considerably over the last few years and are looking at an enthusiastic, passionate and driven Buyer to join their team. You will be responsible for all aspects of the buying process. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced buyer to develop their sourcing, pricing and rapport building skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiating with vendors to: Achieve best pricing delivering favourable terms.
  • Product promotion: Liaise with the Sales and Marketing departments to ensure your products are promoted effectively.
  • Responsible for all aspects of performance for your product areas by producing weekly updates and insight on your product areas for internal reporting, planning and for the Sales/ Marketing departments.
  • Sourcing products: Identify, locate and evaluate suppliers for new product opportunities.
  • Responsibility for all aspects of stock management for your product areas.
  • Review pricing of all products on a regular basis, in line with category objectives and market pricing.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the relationships with vendors in your product areas: Liaise with vendors regularly to develop strategies for product promotion in conjunction with the Marketing team.
  • Other requirements will also apply.

Skills & Experience

  • Enthusiastic and confident.
  • Articulate, numerate and grammatically correct in all communications.
  • Computer literate with good skills in Microsoft applications.
  • A strong negotiator at all levels - and be able to demonstrate this effectively
  • A good team player.
  • Strong analytical skills and organisational skills.
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Technical/IT hardware knowledge desirable but not essential.
  • Relevant IT channel experience preferred but not essential
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers world-wide preferred but not essential
  • Experience of sourcing products from Far East preferred but not essential
  • Experience of working in a demanding and fast paced environment

Remuneration

£30k + benefits and annual profit shares

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