Senior Buyer

South Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH29608

£45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package DOE

Senior Buyer

South Yorkshire

£45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience

Role Profile

Cast UK are working with growing retailer based on South Yorkshire to recruit a Senior Buyer to join their team. Working on the Homeware department and specialising in hardlines you will play a key part in supporting the Head of Buying develop this category further. A significant part of this role will be NPD, direct sourcing and range building. You will also travel to the Far East 4 or 5 times a year depending on business needs. You will be directly responsible for a team of two direct reports and work alongside other Senior Buyers in the team. You will be someone who will fit well culturally into the existing team and be an individual who enjoys being part of an extremely successful business.

Skills & Experience

This role will be potentially one of the most important hires for this business in 2020 and requires someone who is:

  • Operating at Buying Manager or Senior Buyer level currently
  • Has good experience of direct sourcing and building key relationships in the Far East
  • Has a strong design/new product development background and has the ability to take a product from 'cradle to grave'
  • Experience of building ranges from scratch
  • Experience in Homeware - specifically hardlines
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to build relationships quickly

Client information

Our client is a well-established, growing retailer based in South Yorkshire.

Remuneration

£45,000 - £55,000 + Package DOE

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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