Senior Buyer - £45k

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
England, Hertfordshire, Stevenage
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + + Package
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Ref
J12946
Contact
Harry Creighton
Specialist Area
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a rapidly growing retail design company who are in search of a senior buyer to join their expanding team.

The Role

Working closely with in-house Design and Production staff and suppliers, you will provide bespoke buying solutions based on based on seasonal project briefs, visual packs and technical drawings.

The visual merchandising projects you will source, produce and deliver are as diverse as they are creative. Each requires the development of a unique buying strategy using supply market analysis, negotiation and collaboration with the Supply Chain.

Specific industry knowledge in retail fit-out / FF&E is essential in order to hit the ground running.

Occasional international travel to China and Europe (1-2 times per year) is required in this role.

Key Matching Criteria

  • Relevant background buying goods & services relating to retail shopfitting / manufacturing / production (essential)
  • Self-motivated, resilient and capable of delivering to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • First rate interpersonal, communication, and supplier management skills

Next Steps:

I will be submitting an initial shortlist to the client soon. to ensure consideration for this role please apply or email a CV to harry.creighton@1st-executive.com or call Harry Creighton on 01483 212192 for a confidential discussion.