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Retail Buyer job

Location: MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 19 days ago Reference: 3079729
Are you a retail buyer looking for your next challenge? You're an ambitious individual, happy to jump in the car and travel for work.If now is your time to move then this could be an opportunity for you.

You've already a good handle on being in a busy and vibrant atmosphere, you love the challenge of locating new stock and dealing with the Far East. This will benefit you in this team.

If your current retail buying role isn't quite cutting it then this could be for you.


Key Accountabilities

• Deliver budgeted gross and net sales and margin £ and gross margin %
• Work with Merchandising to manage exit of long stocks
• Creation and maintenance of category and sub category range plans
• Source and purchase merchandise to meet customer needs in terms of choice, price and innovation
• Ensure products meet technical specifications
• Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the market, supplier base, competitors and changing customer requirements for all products/services within the category
• Develop and maintain supplier relationships
• Introduce new suppliers with signed T’s & C’s
• Negotiate terms, rebates, flexi pay contributions and all product pricing
• Ensure everyone is briefed fully and accurately to maximise sales and margin £. Ensure samples are available, pricing is accurate & compliant and upsells are in place
• Ensure new product development plan is in place to deliver customer and business requirements
• CAM presentations of new products and suppliers
• Management of ranges
• Management and development of Assistant Buyers and Buying Assistants


This could be your opportunity to further explore a fast paced organisation who are now looking for their next talent.

You may have worked in retail around MK, Northampton, Leicester or Peterborough based companies.

If you have this location is within an hour approximately of all these places.To see a full spec and to find out more about where this role is geographically apply here.


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