Vacancy Name Buyer
Vacancy No VN275
Employment Type Permanent
Type of Role Full-time
If Rotating Shifts, please detail
WiggleCRC are looking to recruit a Buyer to join the team in our Portsmouth office!
What will you be doing as a Buyer?
Your role is to be an expert in the category market, with a full detailed understanding of the main Brands and products, and a commercial ability to select the very best customer product offer.
Full time position with hybrid working. In the office twice a week: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
To monitor sales and margin performance, identify variances against budget and implement resulting actions.
Cost price negotiations
Supplier Terms / Deals negotiations
On Boarding new Suppliers, Brands and Products
Exiting poor selling / non profitable Suppliers, Brands and Products
Managing supplier relationships
New product / Brand trialling
Communicating relevant details to the wider business (Marketing / International)
Accurate product and supplier data
Maintaining product ranges within the range plan parameters
Calculate sell through plans
Work closely with merchandising team on inventory analysis to ensure optimum fulfilment levels
Travel to suppliers as required
Managing and mentoring a small team of Junior Buyers and Buying Analysts
Experience of Buying or Merchandising role within a large retailer.
In-depth product knowledge within Category (preferable, not necessary)
Understanding of range building
Ability to operate within budgeted frameworks
Ability to introduce new Brands or Products that prove successful
Experience of E commerce business practices.
We are passionate about everything we do and driven by our winning teams who value the unique strengths we each bring. This is your opportunity to join a team who are not afraid to pursue ambitious goals and will support you to achieve your personal best. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, a sports enthusiast, or an excel expert, a people manager or an analyst, we have a place for you! There's a place for everyone in our team!
You won't just be joining the WiggleCRC family, we're part of something bigger. We are now proud members of the Signa Sports United family!
What's in it for you - The benefits
If working alongside some for the most creative and innovative people isn't enough, we also offer you:
Excellent career progression opportunities
25 days annual leave
5% pension contribution
Flexible working hours
Company sporting events, smart casual dress code and a brilliant company culture.
Being diverse and inclusive are key to our company values. You can find out more about the actions we're taking to support diversity on the Wiggle and Chain Reactions careers page on our websites