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Buying Manager – £40k

  • Full Time
  • Bedford
  • Applications have closed

About Our Client

The client are a well known Online Retail business, although they are an SME they have a great supplier and customer base which allows them to maintain their values and family feel culture, which is of paramount importance to the business. This business sources products domestically and from the Far East and Europe.

Job Description

The Buying Manager will be responsible for
• The whole P&L for the business
• Managing the buying team 1 x full time buyer and 2-3x part time buyers
• Sourcing, negotiating and liaising with suppliers, domestically, in Europe and the Far East.
• Putting together commercial product ranges
• End to end critical path management
• Forecasting and stock control

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Buying Manager will
• Have Great Retail Buying experience whilst also having managed buyers
• Be a specialist in sourcing products from Factories in Europe and the Far East
• Have great numerical skills, ability to forecast and manage stock
• Be keen to work in a smaller business with a close knit culture and family feel.
• Have multichannel retail experience
• Be able to commute to South East London on a daily basis

Due to the location of our client’s organisation, this role would be best suited to those commuting from Cranfield, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Aylesbury, Bedford, Luton, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, Wellingborough, Kettering and Leighton Buzzard.

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