Grafton Procurement and Supply, Belfast are working in partnership with a leading international e-commerce business who have a worldwide customer portfolio. My client is recruiting for a Buyer to be based at their commercial offices in greater Belfast. This is an exciting time for a Buyer who has worked in a multi-million-pound buying department to carve a career in a renowned business during an exciting period of growth.
As Buyer, you will join a team of buyers and report to the Buying Manager. It will be your job to take a lead role for all buying within your category. You will monitor sales and margin performance, identifying variances against budget and implementing resulting actions. You will calculate sell through plans, achieving desired intake margin. You will negotiate with suppliers to achieve competitive terms and where required source new supply chains. As Buyer, you will work cross functionally to ensure optimum inventory levels are maintained. You will work in a fast paced environment and may be responsible for managing support staff.
As Buyer, you will enjoy a range of benefits to include competitive remuneration salary (which can be tailored to your experience), a company sponsored health care scheme, pension, flexi-time, staff discount and more. Hours of work are 39.25 per week, Monday to Friday and start/finish times can be tailored to suit business and individual needs. This role will be initially based at my client's commercial premises in greater Belfast but within the next 12 months you will be moving to a new state of the art premises in North Belfast
The successful Buyer should be a data driven individual with experience of buying within a multi-million-pound buying/merchandising department. Additional essential criteria as follows:
- Third level qualification, minimum grade 2:2 business related or relevant experience
- Specific product and market knowledge
- Experience of E commerce business practices.
- Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to manipulate data and present it in varied, clear and concise formats
- Proficient in extracting data from varied sources
- Ability to query data and filter out desired information with efficient methods of data storage and management
- Experience with Competitor Monitor and/or Qlikview
Interested Buyers who feel are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Buyer job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, now on 02890242824.
If this Buyer job is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other buyer, planner, procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.
You must have a current, valid UK work permit to be considered for this job and only candidate's whose CV is meeting the criteria will be accepted.