Gift & Homewares Buyer

2019-10-23 15:18:022019-12-21 Rocking Zebra
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Swindon
Area Swindon, WiltshireFaringdon, OxfordshireWallingford, OxfordshireWitney, OxfordshireOxford, Oxfordshire Swindon
Sector Retail Head Office
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref MC910483
Job Views 124
Description
Gift & Homewares Buyer
Chalgrove, Oxfordshire
DOE- upto £40k

·         An established brand working with world-wide Museums & Galleries
·         Fantastic collaborative team culture
·         Unrivalled opportunities as the business continues to evolve

My client is a leading brand name with a fantastic reputation. If you are an experienced buyer (5+ years) with an interest in Culture, Art, History & Heritage then this opportunity is a piece of you!
Working across 2 key brands, the Homewares & Gift Buyer will develop & implement a buying strategy, gaining a deep understanding of the customer & brand values.

You will manage a diverse supplier base across the UK & internationally whilst keeping an eye out on new manufacturers.

Pivotal will be your commercial awareness and understanding of all numbers; you will be negotiating, analysing & forecasting on all performance, costings, budgets & margins to ensure profitability in meeting sales targets.

You will be line managing a very capable Buying Assistant, so your leadership, mentoring & communication skills will be key; easy, with all the previous experience you have!

To be considered…      

·         5+ years of working within a retail head office Buying position
·         Experience of working with similar categories & products
·         An effective communicator, commercially aware & a creative ideas person

Next steps…

Send your CV to Michaela today! Michaela@rockingzebra.com
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