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Ref: AF-LB2Location: North WestDate: 09/06/2017  send to a friend
35K-50k (DOE) + Bens  apply now

Retail Buyer
Liverpool
35K-50k (DOE) + Bens

 
Strive are delighted to represent our client, a market leading Retail/FMCG organisation with a national network, in their search for an experienced Buyer for their Head Office in Liverpool, close to Knowsley area. The role will be based on a Monday-Friday but flexibility required as per demands to visit stores, suppliers, trade fairs for new products etc.
 
Job Introduction:
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced buyer to join the team. Someone who can demonstrate excellent commercial awareness and keep up-to-date with market trends, you will be focussing on sourcing various products across homewares & toys (not an exhaustive list) to develop and maintain an exciting product range across a network of stores throughout the UK.
 
         Demonstrate excellent commercial and analytical skills
         Seasonal range planning
         Liaise with suppliers
         Place orders
         Monitor sales and shipments
         Analysis of historical sales data and work on range reviews
         Ensure systems are update and maintained accurately
         Data analysis (EPOS, demand plans etc.)
         Responsible for pre-production approvals
         Manage sample library
         Liaise with stores regarding product lines, stock quantities and layout
 
What You Need:
         Excellent communication skills with a natural ability to negotiate
         Proactive, hardworking and reliable
         Experience of working within an FMCG environment (preferred)
         Category management experience
         Ability to work with data, analyse promotions
         Able to demonstrate excellent commercial awareness
         Able to work well under pressure and to tight and often conflicting timeframes
         An inquisitive mind with a good eye for detail
         Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
         Experience of working in a high volume, fast paced business is essential
         Experience in sourcing from and working with Far East suppliers is preferable
 
 
 


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