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Buyer

Posted 4 January by Plus One Personnel Ended

Job Title: Buyer
Location: Bicester
Salary: £27,000-£29,000 pa DOE

My Client is one of the top literature and gift companies in the U.K and they are enjoying a period of expansion into the European market. They are looking for a well organised and personable Buyer to join their team and drive this ever-expanding business. This position would offer an excellent opportunity to lead and implement policies and procedures in a successful company as well scope for career advancement.

Main responsibilities:

* Implement and monitor best practice in sourcing of products
* Lead a small team by example whilst maintaining clear communication channels and optimising productivity
* Negotiate pricing with suppliers in order to add value and reduce costs
* Conduct range planning with other team members
* Gather and maintain excellent market knowledge
* Ensure excellent levels of data management
* Provide consistent levels of accurate reporting across all areas

Key Skills and Experience:

* Demonstrate experience of buying processes and seasonal trends
* Ability to communicate across all levels
* Shows initiative and have desire to maintain excellent relationships with suppliers and team members
* Capacity to coach other team members and adapt as the business requires
* Must be able to work self-sufficiently as well as in a team environment

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period. You can also call Geoffrey Bridger on for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

Reference: 34142742

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