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  • Location

    Camden

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Williams

  • Contact email:

    emma.williams@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EW4191_1706698511

A rapidly growing online retailer are looking for a Buyer to join their team on a permanent basis based in Kentish Town, London offering up to £35,000. They are looking for a passionate member to take products from concept to commercialised reality.

The buyer will sit in the purchasing department, with excellent progression opportunities into a Senior Buyer position over the next few years.

Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement at buyer, or junior buyer level and be keen to progress in their career.

Role responsibilities of the Buyer include:

  • Managing multiple product development projects and ensure deadlines are met
  • Conduct in-depth analysis to understand the competitions and identify product positioning
  • Help to source both suppliers and products from across the world
  • Scrutinise new and existing product specifications and product costings
  • Develop a commercial range for target markets
  • Minimise areas of risk by regularly reviewing category performance and trends

Person Specification of the Buyer:

  • Previous experience in product procurement, supply and buying consumer goods
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin or Cantonese
  • Experience identifying commercially viable products
  • Numerically minded and able to analyse data
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Capable of managing several projects simultaneously

Salary

Up to £35k

Up to x2 days working from home per week

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a buyer, junior buyer, category manager, sourcing specialist, commodity buyer, lead buyer, commodity manager, category specialist, strategic buyer or procurement officer