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Ref: AF-LJB2Location: North WestDate: 05/06/2017  send to a friend
24K-30k (DOE) + Bens  apply now

Junior Buyer
24K-30k (DOE) + Bens
 We are delighted to be recruiting for a Junior Buyer on behalf of our client, a market leading Retail/FMCG organisation with a national network of stores.
This is an opportunity for someone who has a strong work ethic, a good head for numbers and the confidence to negotiate and who wants to develop with a company that is willing to provide structured development working alongside some very experienced buyers.
If you are a natural negotiator, who loves a challenge, and are 100% committed to putting the time and effort into your own development and progression, then you will receive coaching and personal mentoring from some highly skilled and knowledgeable senior buyers.
The Role:
         Provide administrative support and assistance to the buying team
         Liaise with suppliers
         Place orders
         Monitor sales and shipments
         Ensure systems are update and maintained accurately
         Analyse data
         Generate ideas for new product ranges including product and packaging design
         Develop an exciting and credible product range
         Assist with pre-production approvals
         Build and maintain key relationships with the supplier base in order to achieve maximum flexibility and reliability
         Demonstrate a pro-active approach to product quality e.g. identifying and resolving issues early on
The Candidate:
         Able to demonstrate excellent commercial awareness
         Able to work well under pressure and to tight timeframes
         An keen eye for detail
         An excellent communicator with organisational and problem solving skills
         Experience of working in a high volume, fast paced business
         Experience in merchandising and cost analysis
         Buying experience
         Excellent interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels
         Good time management, prioritisation, negotiation & organisational skills
         The ability to perform under pressure
This is truly an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who must have the right attitude towards their own development and willing to take on the responsibility in a highly pressurised environment. We look forward to your application.

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