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Junior Buyer

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Industry:
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH5739a
Contact Name: Nicola Killen
Contact Email: nicolakillen@castuk.com
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Liverpool
Role Profile

Junior Buyer
Our client, a leading retail business are looking to appoint a number of experienced Junior Buyers to join their already successful growing team, based in the North West. Playing a key part in the business they are looking for Pro-active Junior Buyers who are able to demonstrate success with a strong trading background buying Non Fashion categories.


Managing both branded and non branded products across a range, the role responsibilities are as follows:-

  • 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

  • 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


Remuneration
25-35k + Benefits


Cast UK, a leading independent consultancy business, specialising in Management and Executive Procurement, Supply Chain, & Logistics recruitment, is advertising this vacancy. For more information on Cast UK, please visit our website at www.castuk.co.uk