Buyer | Garden Products | Surrey

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Surrey
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
25 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Purchasing Jobs
Sector
Garden Centres & Nurseries
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Job Details



About Our Client

Our client is the biggest gardening website in the UK, supplying a significant range of plants. Offering over 5,000 plant varieties they are one of the largest plant suppliers in the UK.

About the Role

Our client is looking for a creative Buyer to drive and build our garden products categories.

They are looking to build upon their success over the past five years and improve their market share. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work cross functionally with their in-house product designer, brand and marketing department and supply chain teams.

The Ideal Candidate

As an experienced Buyer with a background in retail (home and/or garden categories) you will be very analytical and a clear communicator with an eye for trends, opportunities, and beautiful products. You love to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced empowering environment. You're methodical and understand the importance of meeting deadlines and have a keen eye for detail. You can adapt to changing priorities and as a trusted expert you have the confidence to make range, team and commercial decisions with minimum guidance.

Minimum Requirements

As a minimum candidates should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Must have 3-5 years of experience in eCommerce buying, planning and merchandising with a medium to large size retailer. In addition they will also possess computer proficiency with advanced knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc).

Application Process

The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process; an initial Teams call followed by an in-person interview.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting your application, please contact Rae Goss on 01780 480 530 or rae@morepeople.co.uk Job reference RG15227.

Company

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.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EF
United Kingdom
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