Buyer - Peacocks, Cardiff

Recruiter
Peacocks
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1184917851
Peacocks is a leading fashion family value retailer in the UK with a portfolio of over 400 stores in the UK and 200 international locations in 18 countries with a top 100 UK website in the Internet retailing Top 500 list. With a strong footfall and millions of page views a week online it’s an exciting and fast-paced environment to work in; we’re growing at a great rate and aim to be a leading fashion multi-channel retailer as we rapidly grow our channels but retain onto our core company principals and family values. We are currently looking to recruit Buyers based in our purpose built Head Office in Cardiff. We are currently looking for a long term temporary Nightwear buyer. If you are looking for a new opportunity and would be interested in discussing further please get in touch Relocation Assistance Available Your role will be to source, develop, buy and deliver a specific range of products at the right cost, right time and the right place to achieve the Company’s gross profit. Responsibilities/ Objectives: 1. Plan and agree the sales/margin and stock budget with the Merchandisers and General Managers. 2. Source, select and negotiate with suppliers to obtain optimum product, prices and terms of contract. 3. Undertake selection of all new products. 4. Gather, analyse and interpret product, market and customer information in order to forecast future demand patterns for supply chain requirements. 5. In conjunction with Merchandising, monitor and control the range to ensure budgeted stock turn, margin and profit targets are achieved. 6. Manage the range plan to maximize customer service levels. 7. Liaise with the Marketing Manager to ensure all promotions are executed correctly. 8. Work with the Trading and Marketing Managers to resolve commercial problems. 9. When required, conduct range presentations to the Board, General Mangers, Retail and Overseas Investors. 10. To have a full awareness of all legal and safety standards. 11. Supervise the workload and appraisal of a Buyer’s Assistant. 12. Any other ad hoc duties as required. The above is a broad definition of the job responsibilities. It does not take into account of every aspect of the job because of the areas of flexibility which the job holder may be required to perform. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86903177

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