Assistant Buyer, for global wholesaler


Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Salary: Up to £24,000 DOE
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 12-02-2019
Reference: 895234

We have a new vacancy for an outgoing Assistant Buyer, based in Bicester for a renowned global wholesaler.

The Role

The purpose of the Assistant Buyer, will be to look after the day to day product ranges for the business’ leisure customers.

The Assistant Buyer will be an energetic personality with particularly good influencing skills and a passion for problem solving.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Range planning, in line with seasonal activity
  • Sourcing products
  • Negotiate pricing & agreements with suppliers
  • Analysis & reporting of campaigns and customer buying trends for development of ranges
  • Gather a strong market knowledge and understanding of customer and industry trends
  • Process improvement

Skills & Experience

  • A background within buying / purchasing / procurement
  • Excellent people skills, able to forge strong business relationships with suppliers and stakeholders
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Good business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Analytical
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Proficient IT user, ideally with advanced Excel skills
  • Target-driven
  • An aptitude for problem solving
  • Time management skills

Prospect Personnel are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We deal with permanent Part & Full-time jobs in Banbury & the surrounding area.

Please give us a call on 01295 235700 to see how we can help with your job search!

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