Job description / Role
This successful Retailer has great plans for further growth of the business within the Middle East and Internationally. For Retail e tail and B2B. They now have an excellent opportunity for a Buyer of Home product. This will include Tabletop, Decorative Accessories, Textiles and Home Fragrance.
Responsibilities for the Buyer Home Fashion will include:
• Developing range plans with the Buying Director and Merchandiser.
• Development of new product and sourcing relevant suppliers.
• Management of agreed budgets.
• Negotiating prices and terms with the suppliers.
• You will also work closely with the Marketing dept. to ensure accurate information is provided for new product launches.
• Monitor and analyse sales across the categories that you have responsibility for and take responsibility for achieving sales and margins.
• Carry out comparative shopping and look at potential categories for growth.
• Provide and keep accurate sales reports and product information.
• The position will include some travel to suppliers and trade shows as required and naturally when it is safe to do so.
• Educated to Degree level
• It is important that you have product development experience within a home category and be accustomed to working directly with suppliers as this is NOT a selection role. Ideally you will be working as a Buyer or Junior Buyer with retail or e -retail.
• Experience of buying Home product is required.
• Good communication and IT skills are essential as is fluency in the English language.
• You will need to have well developed commercial and analytical ability and if you have previous experience within a merchandising capacity that will be of interest to the business.
• Genuine career scope and one which where you can have broad responsibility.
• The Company is offering an excellent tax-free salary.
• Visa, Annual return flight to country of origin.
• Medical Insurance and 30 days paid holiday. This is a permanent contract.
About the Company
Talisman Fashion. Executive Search & Bespoke Selection.
UK and International Recruitment. Specialists within Fashion, Luxury , Sport, Omni Channel Retail. Connecting exceptionally talented individuals with luxury and iconic brands, retailers and suppliers.
30 years plus in depth experience for Middle and Senior Management to Board appointments.
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