Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £55,000.00 - £65,000.00 gross per year
  • Milton Keynes


Senior Buyer

- 65,000 + Car Allowance & Full Package

Milton Keynes

The Role

Reporting to the Commercial Director, this position:

* Takes full accountability for delivering a compelling customer proposition through insightful product development and selection and commercial range planning coupled with faultless in-store execution.

* Is integral to the shaping of the overall category, taking ownership for the strategic development of product and ensuring the proposition stays in line with both company brand and customer profile.

* Working with a broad range of external suppliers, many in the Far East and India, creating and sourcing an exciting and stylish product mix.

* Has responsibility for a small focussed Buying & Merchandising team and leads this team ensuring the delivery of sales, profit and stock targets.

The Candidate

This role will appeal to a Buyer or Senior Buyer with:

* Experience of retail buying gained within a product focussed and design led category, ideally in home, furnishings, gifts or a similar product area.

* An understanding of the allocation and merchandising function.

* A collaborative management style with an openness to ideas, an understanding of trends and an instinctive feel for product.

The Company

This is a retailer with a long and rich heritage and they have invested heavily in store refurbishment.
It's one of the best-known businesses in its sector and as part of the ongoing growth and development of the business they are now looking to recruit a Senior Buyer/ Head of Buying to be based from their offices in Milton Keynes

  • retail