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Buyer – Far East Sourcing

Join the buying team of growing successful online retailer.
  • Home Counties, London, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 30,000 - 40,000
  • Bonus & benefits
  • Non-food, Retail, Buying, Buying & Procurement
  • 1/16570/7

Our client:

  • Entrepreneurial, fantastic DIY online company
  • Fantastic opportunity, with lots of accountability and exposure.
  • Growing company
  • This Far East sourcing role is ideal for forward thinking individual, who has excellent attention to details, experience of working with factories in India and China and enjoys negotiation

 

The role:

  • The Buyer Far East Sourcing will be responsible for sourcing own brand products from oversee factories and for developing specific product ranges to meet market trends.
  • As Buyer Far East Sourcing you will manage the end-to-end process from enquiry to system implementation and will work closely with oversees agents to deliver winning products
  • As Buyer Far East Sourcing you will conduct range reviews to identify gaps and product opportunities and will develop sourcing strategies focusing on cost, lead time, quality etc

 

Ideal candidate:

  • You will currently be working as a buyer within retail or manufacturing but must have experience of direct sourcing and working with factories and agents.
  • It is essential that you can demonstrate a passion for sourcing and a flair for commerciality along with fantastic negotiation skills.
  • Working as part of a team you must have excellent relationship building skills you will be able to communicate and influence with stakeholders.
  • As Buyer Far East Sourcing you must have good insight and data analysis skills and be able to action opportunities to drive profit. You will have experience of managing multiple projects and roadmaps.
  • You will have excellent planning and organization skills and will be able to work independently on your own initiative, a self-starter with can-do attitude.

 

Benefits & details:

  • Salary up to £40k plus, bonus and benefits
  • Fantastic culture, growing company.
  • Role is split between the office in Essex (3 days) and home (2 days)

 

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/16570/7 Confidentiality assured.

 

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Gabby Rosenberg
Director - Retail, eCommerce & Hospitality
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Gabby Rosenberg
Director - Retail, eCommerce & Hospitality
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