Buyer

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Cheshire | Ref: BBBH30461

£35000 - £50000 per annum


Buyer
Circa £40,000 - £50,000

North West

Role Profile
Our client, a leading retailer, is looking to appoint a Buyer to join their team based in the North West. They are looking for someone who has a passion for the product and will be able to work in a fast paced business. They do not have a traditional buying strategy so if you have come from a varied background and have the ability to adapt then this is a great role for you. Ecommerce experience is important as this is a fast moving business and a brilliant opportunity to thrive. 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

  • Working closely with the Design and Quality team
  • 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
  • Improve the category through supply base negotiation
  • Providing constructive feedback to our suppliers
  • Supplier and product compliance
  • 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
  • Experience in a fast paced environment
  • Experience in Ecommerce
  • 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, a leading retailer, is looking to add to their team based in the North West


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