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Category Buyer

£35,000 to £45,000
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
A unique opportunity for Category Buyer to work with multi- national brands based in Milton Keynes! My is a client well established, B2B international company with their EMEA Head Quarters in UK! They are now seeking a Category Buyer to proactively build, develop and manage the product range producing a best in class offering for the industry. Responsibilities: Compile, analyse and interpret data to; assist with margin management, provide a commercially viable, appealing range of merchandise (and other products) at competitive prices Build manage and maintain relationships with suppliers to include negotiation and performance reviews to ensure excellent quality of service and adherence of the KPIs. Work with Client Service, International and Sales teams to build compelling propositions and assist with all client requests for product proposals and pricing. Input into technical development of products and systems. Maintain a working knowledge of external factors such as legislation, trademarks and taxation and implement any changes, amendments as required. Source new suppliers to improve product range Actively seek pertinent information regarding competitor products, pricing and marketing strategies and tactics wherever possible. Support profitability and redemption targets as set by the company. Person Specification: Minimum of 3 years' experience in online retail, buying, B2B or catalogue/range management role Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to influence and strong negotiation skills Able to build effective working relationships and rapport with colleagues and suppliers Experience of international product propositions Experience in a database environment desirable Strong PC skills including Access, Word and Excel Good analytical skills, highly organised, and strong attention to detail Troubleshooting and decision-making skills Ability to work in high-pressure environment and multi-tasking If this very rare opportunity is right for you, then please apply by clicking the link below or call Akshi Kular on (phone number removed) for more information. Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
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  • Job Reference: 703238416-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mandeville
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent