Plant and Horti Buyer | Garden Retail | £DOE

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, West Midlands
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
18 Nov 2020
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Plant and Horti Buyer | Garden Retail | £DOE
Are you a junior buyer or buyer looking for a step up into a new challenge? Do you have experience and knowledge in the horticulture sector? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client has gone through some serious growth and as a result, they are looking for a talented buyer to join their team. They are a well-established business and brand that offers a fantastic range of products to their customer base. They grow many of the products that they offer and source extra stock and new and exciting products. They are very focused on quality and pride themselves on the diverse range of exceptional products that they offer.

About the Role
This role will be very commercially focused. You will build relationships with growers to get the best stock available, whilst ensuring the range of products is performing to its best too. You will be able to spot trends in buyer behaviour and build on your knowledge of what sells well, to deliver the best results for the business. You will be able to look at different customer channels and work closely with sales, marketing and merchandising departments to help deliver continued growth for the business. Your knowledge of plants and the horticulture sector will help you make decisions on a daily basis.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a background in the garden retail or horticulture sector. You will be aware of the seasonality of the sector and be au fait with a variety of plants, bulbs, sundries and related products. You will be a proficient user of excel and be able to track data and product trials to improve commercial results. You will be able to work with suppliers and internal stakeholders to maximise results.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a background in the garden/horticulture sector. You will need to be a very strong communicator and be able to demonstrate your ability to build lasting relationships.

Salary
Competitive DOE

Application Process
Our client is committed to filling this role as quickly as possible. The successful candidate will move through a two-stage process to include a presentation/task. If you feel you have the required skills, please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting an application please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or tom@morepeople.co.uk Job reference TEM12827

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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