Junior Buyer - DIY

Posted Today by Robert Dyas
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Does a role with autonomy to make decisions and be creative interest you?

If you are currently a Junior Buyer wanting more autonomy or an Experienced Assistant Buyer wanting the next step; ideally have a background in DIY although that is not essential, this could be the position for you!

We have 94 stores in the UK, and we are looking for a Junior Buyer to help drive the growth of the business, for the right person, there are progression opportunities if you and your category perform well.

So what does the role involve?


As a Junior Buyer you will be responsible for working with multiple teams including the traders, merchandisers and suppliers to ensure the best performance for your category.
You will also look for and develop target customers to create new opportunities for the business as well as watching and analysing our competitors.
You will also be key in actively planning promotional activity to drive an increase in your category sales and analyse the performance of the category.

You will also be working with key suppliers and businesses in the field so the ability to build strong and lasting business relationships is key.


What qualities will you need for this role?


To be a Junior Buyer with Robert Dyas, ideally you will need to have previously worked within a similar category - although this is not essential, be confident and assertive when negotiating and communicating across internal teams and suppliers and have an eye for new and innovative products.

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