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Assistant Buyer

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Recruiter Name Quest Search & Selection
Job Title Assistant Buyer
Job Type Permanent
Industry
Job Functions
Buying
Salary 24500-30000
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q96760
Job Advertised over 2 years ago

Job Description

My client is one of the UK’s most successful multi-channel retailers, that currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented Assistant Buyer to join their Homewares division.

You must have previous or current Homewares buying experience ideally within kitchen, dinning or Home accessories /fragrances. Alongside this you must have experience of sourcing and developing your own range & you will have excellent commercial awareness and a passion for everything home!

Key responsibilities will also include:

  • Planning, sourcing and developing a commercial successful range.
  • Negotiating cost prices and delivery dates.
  • Approving lab-dips, bulk, production and shipment samples.
  • Ensuring that all samples meets the brands high standards.
  • Completing regular competitor shops and market research. Making suggestions for new products and developments.
  • Attending and presenting in range reviews and trade meetings.
  • Actively managing and training junior members of the department.

You must have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience at Assistant Buyer level with a leading retailer.
  • Demonstrable experience working within homewares - kitchen, dinning or Home accessories /fragrances .
  • Be enthusiastic and proactive in your approach.
  • Have excellent numerical skills
  • Have strong communication and negotiation skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market-leading retailer going from strength to strength! If you do fit the criteria & you are looking for a new challenge; please apply now quoting the reference Q96760.

Ref: Q96760

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