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Purchasing Manager - RETAIL

Location: SOUTH WEST LONDON, LONDON Salary: 30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Per Annum, OTE
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 10 hours ago Reference: 3101443
Who are we looking for?
Purchasing Manager

About the Employer –

Based in South West London, my client is a leading group of companies, supplying niche fashion accessories to customers / businesses across the globe.

About You –

The successful candidate will be a mature professional with a proven track record in the procurement sector, preferably in a similar industry, who is self-driven, committed, flexible and able to deliver under pressure.
Job Specification -

• Developing and implementing procurement strategies for key categories/vendors.
• Overseeing day to day operations of the department ensuring key KPIs are met in respect of service levels, budgetary discipline and inventory management.
• Building capacity and developing skillsets in the team to grow departmental output.
• Monitoring inventory levels and forecasting demand for continuous replenishment of active SKUs. Continually reviewing products and suppliers to ensure the cost competitiveness of our products and to ensure the market price is current and on target.
• Maintaining strong working relationships with the company’s suppliers and cultivating relationships with new suppliers.
• Developing reports for benchmarking performance of the department, suppliers, product portfolio etc.
• Managing relationships with key internal and external stake holders in the supply chain and distribution network.
• Overseeing the company’s product development.
• Significant focus on business intelligence and market research. The candidate will have to quickly develop a sound understanding of our company’s competitors, their brands and the products in the market. Constant analysis of the market information is required to find the right place for new products.
• Being the driving force behind promotional activity and problem-solving ways to deal with slow moving stock before it becomes obsolete.
• Working with the design & communications department for the long-range planning of new products and their introduction into the market.

Salary Permanent Salary up to £35000 plus benefits

ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH – FORWARD YOUR CV TO

Chris.hunt@reedglobal.com , https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-hunt-03b24022



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