Charterhouse is working with a leading home retailer who are looking to hire a Senior Buyer to join their team. As Senior Buyer you will oversee Kids Soft Furnishing/Household and report directly to the Head of Buying.
About the role
Your main responsibilities will be to develop and implement the strategic buying plan for Kids Soft Furnishings. You will ensure a smooth buying process. You will be formulate the buying plan and budget for the department, whilst also working on centralised bulk buying. In addition, you will continually stay up to date on market trends, whilst studying buying history so as to determine the future direction. You will develop and maintain relationships with vendors and overseeing ongoing negotiations. You will also be responsible for placing and tracking your orders to ensure a seamless flow.
The successful candidate must have 7 plus years’ experience within retail industry with recent experience in buying within kids furnishings. You must have extensive knowledge of current kids home brands. This role is open to relocation for the right candidates.