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Reference3380865_955480
EmployerHays
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering, Manufacturing, Service - Other, Services, Technology & Electronics
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Town/CityChristchurch
LocationsDorset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 July 2018

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Permanent job for a Buyer based in Christchurch, £30,000 - £35,000 per annum + benefits


A highly reputable Commercial organisation based in Christchurch is currently seeking a buyer on a full-time permanent basis. As a Buyer within this organisation, you will hold your own brand portfolio, you will be responsible for researching identifying and sourcing new product opportunities and manage existing product categories. You will be accountable for communication of information, optimism of product range, being first to market with new innovative products and maximising the sales/margin in all available channels, while ensuring an efficient stock turn.

Essential Experience
  • Proven experience in the commercial electronics industry in a similar role
  • Proven track record in range management and development alongside effective brand strategies
  • A degree in business / marketing / project management is desirable

Key Responsibilities
  • Sourcing and selecting new products, reviewing current ranges and managing product lifecycles
  • Product development to meet demand/trends identified through internal, market, competitor and customer insight
  • Managing supply base
  • Negotiating prices to ensure ranges are competitive and profitable
  • Ensuring is first to market and products are launched on time
  • Responsible for returns, contracts, packaging, product certification and shipping agreements
  • Required to manage and analyse category KPI reporting and make recommendations to Head of Category
  • Managing and developing any direct reports

Key Internal Relationships
  • Head of Category
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • QC

Key External relationships
  • Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retail Customers

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