Retail Buyer / Purchaser

Overview
Reference: JJ3630ReedPet
Salary: £28000 - £35000
Job Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: Monday, 1st April 2019
JOB TITLE: Retail Buyer / Purchaser
JOB SUMMARY: An exciting opportunity to join an award-winning business that is rapidly growing and becoming the UK's largest in its sector. This is a good time to join a business that is growing from strength to strength you will be at the heart of what they do and be an influential part of the business.

LOCATION: Peterborough
SALARY: £28,000 - £35,000 + Bonus + Relocation allowance + Pension, 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) plus up to 5 extra days to recognise loyal service
MUST HAVES: Previous experience as a Category Manager or Buying manager or Merchandiser within the Fitness/leisure outdoor industry to supply online and in-stores. A keen interest for being outdoors or keeping fit is a great advantage.

Working Hours: 8:30 - 17:30

The COMPANY
Our client is one of the UK's leading suppliers of outdoor and leisure pursuit equipment.
They are a family run business that has gained a well-deserved reputation in the area for their high-quality products and services delivered by their motivated and knowledgeable staff. They are one of the largest leisure employers throughout the east midlands and they are rapidly expanding. They have a large chain of stores and a very successful Ecommerce site.

This role offers someone who has a keen interested in health and fitness the opportunity to progress in a career. You'll be working in the beautiful and picturesque county of Rutland.

The ROLE
The successful Category Manager / Purchaser candidate will be required to:
*Buying/ merchandising Experience
*Manage procurement strategy across the range
*Responsible for a category of products
*Drive growth, revenue and margin
*Report and present to Directors regarding performance
*takes ownership of both online and store network performance
*Line-management responsibilities
*Increase sales growth
*Opportunity for career promotions

The CANDIDATE
Our client is looking for a Category Manager / Purchaser with the following experience:
*Experience working in a buying / merchandising role
*Can build and develop strong relationships
*Motivated and driven
*Experience of delivering strategies
*Strong negotiation skills
*Business to consumer experience
*Experience of managing a small team
*Friendly and professional and helpful - even when working under pressure.

If you are an individual with a keen interest in fitness and enjoys working in Telesales, we would like to speak to you.

Commutable from: Rutland, Leeds, UK Wide, Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford, Leicester, Peterbough, Melton Mowbray, Corby, Kettering, Bourne, Wansford, Wittering, Corby Glen, Market Deeping, Frisby. Relocation Allowance is offered.

Mana Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company working within the Engineering, Sales, IT and Commercial sectors. We are established to service and support the recruitment requirements of modern businesses and candidates alike. This particular role includes people with experience in Category Management, buying, buyer, parts buyer, parts merchandiser, Category Manager or Buying manager or Merchandiser, fitness buyer, Store buyer, online merchandiser, purchaser, buyer, merchandiser, Category Manager / Purchaser.

Contact Information
Name : Mana Resourcing
Email : calum@manajobs.co.uk
Phone : 01572 821985

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.