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DATE ADDED: Sat 14/03/2020

Category Buyer

Goole, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: 35000 - 40000 - bonus

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Category Buyer to work for a progressive and market leading online retailer.
My client is a well-established business at the forefront of their industry, with continued growth year on year.
They are looking to expand their Buying department and have created an exciting opportunity for a results driven Buyer, looking to take their next step in a role that offers scope and new challenges.
Key duties and responsibilities will include: - Accountability for overall Category P&L - Identifying new opportunities in the market to develop new ranges and collaborate with new suppliers - Managing day-to-day commercial activities within your category, ensuring promotions and marketing activity is strategically managed - Negotiating supplier agreements, terms and prices - Budgeting, forecasting and cost analysis - Regular competitor analysis to identify market trends and pricing developments - Providing strong leadership to team members to build performance Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences: - Previous Category Buying experience within a wholesale / retail environment - Strong negotiator with proven success in achieving competitive margins - The motivation to continually identify new market opportunities and areas to improve category performance - Experience in developing and maintaining collaborative supplier relationships - Highly motivated and career driven with the ability to influence others and drive best practice Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, supply chain and management roles in Yorkshire and surrounding regions.
If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.