Junior Buyer - Pet

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North West England | Ref: BBBH25334

£26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Role Title
Junior Buyer - Pet
North West
Up to £30,000 depending on experience

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retail business, is looking to appoint a Junior Buyer to join their already successful and growing head office team. Working on the Pet department, you will play a key-part in supporting the Senior Buyer to develop this category further, specifically the Pet Accessories range. You will be an established Assistant Buyer, currently working for a retail business with FOB experience as you will be responsible for ranges imported from China. The ideal candidate will have a common-sense approach to buying and a strong trading mentality. You will be a fast-learner who can adapt quickly to change and have the ability to cope with the pace and pressure of a fast-paced retail business. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual with Far East buying experience to join a dynamic, busy and successful head office team. Pet experience is not essential; however, you should be passionate about animals!


  • 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 & Experience

  • Currently working at Assistant Buyer level within a retail business
  • Category experience would be desirable but not essential
  • Strong trading mentality
  • Common sense approach to buying
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment/ adapt quickly to change
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Drive and motivation

Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business

Up to £30,000 depending on skills & experience

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