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Contact
Amanda Anderson

Area
Telford
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Up to £40k per annum (depending on experience)
Reference
AA26105
Date added
Tuesday, 9th Jul 2024

Do you have experience in the retail / e-commerce / goods for re-sale sector?

Do you love product innovation and managing ranges?

If you really love contributing to the overall offering and leading the way in the products you offer, and have experience Purchasing products for re-sale, then we have a great opportunity where you can really make your mark by joining an existing Purchasing team as a Senior Buyer. This company are still in their “early-years” so as the Senior Buyer you have the chance to be a key player and be rewarded for driving the business forwards.

They have some exciting plans for the future and have already made a reputable name for themselves in their niche market. Existing product knowledge isn’t important (but would be great if you do) as this can be learnt and once you start delving into this market you will quickly come to understand there is more than meets the eye!

As the Senior Buyer, you will be getting involved in:

  • Developing long-lasting and productive (and obviously commercially beneficial) relationships with your global supplier base
  • Using your supplier development experience to understand and research supplier capabilities
  • Using you negotiating skills costs and terms with the supplier base for products
  • Sourcing suppliers and developing effective supplier relationships
  • Negotiating costs and terms
  • Managing the selection process for products and suppliers

What experience will you need?

  • Previous experience in a retail or e-commerce Buying environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent commercial acumen with the ability to identify opportunities
  • Confident negotiation skills and experience managing supplier selection processes
  • Previous experience in a Senior Buyer / Purchasing / Product Manager / Procurement / Category Manager role within the goods-for-resale market

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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