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Buying Manager - HOMEWARES

Last Updated 10/04/12 Dublin Permanent full-time

 
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Senior Buyer – Homewares

Quorum Search Partners are currently working with a leading Retailer & Department Store to source dynamic, commercially focused Buyers and Senior Procurement Executives, who have a background in purchasing Homewares, Clothing, Textiles and apparels.  

Our Client::

Our client a leading Retailer is looking to recruit a Homewares Buyer for their head office based in Dublin.

The Role::

You will be responsible for driving sales and margin your category. You will define the range; negotiate the terms and source new product while all the while looking at the big picture in terms of your brand position and strategic plan.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a Homeware or similar category buying office environment
  • International Purchasing Experience (Asia/Middle East)
  • A minimum 4 years purchasing experience (4-5years ideally)
  • Strong commercial acumen e.g. increasing margins
  • Experience managing significant purchasing budgets
  • Dynamic and career focussed individuals who are able to work as part of a team but with significant personal initiative

Responsibilities:

  • Working with high volume SKU’s
  • Monitor trends in consumer buying, patterns and preferences
  • Monitor and maximize profitability and cash flows of product lines and minimize investment in stock levels
  • Identify and select new suppliers that meet standards of quality and cost
  • Negotiate with suppliers across various category’s
  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure consistent supply of quality products at the lowest possible cost
  • Implement and maintain quality standards by agreeing Specifications
  • Forward Planning & Product Development
  • Working with Store Managers and Category Management Function

Salary depending on experience but will be very competitive for the right person

Our client offers a challenging and rewarding career, with an excellent salary pac.kae and excellent career development!

 
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