Head of Buying Homewares

Date Posted: April 2, 2018
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Ref No: BUY1418
Location: South West
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Buying
Salary: £65 – 70,000 Annual

Description:

We are delighted to be partnering with this fast-growing Homewares retailer as they enter the next stage of their growth. Our client is looking for a creative and strategic Head of Buying who has a wealth of knowledge within the Homewares sector. This is a brand new role within the structure and therefore a fantastic opportunity to spearhead the product development across all categories as well as the business strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the NPD across all categories
  • Identify the core customer profile and create a strategy around this, developing appropriate and commercial product
  • You will be responsible for the management of the FE and European supplier base ensuring all products meet the highest of standards, quality and launching on time
  • The Head of Buying will be an integral part of the business and it’s growth
  • By heading up all categories across the business you will ensure that the developed product meet the required margin, ensuring quality is at the core of the business
  • You will be responsible for managing a small buying team
  • Far East travel will be required

If you would like to hear more about this brand new and exciting role based within the Oxfordshire area apply today!

 


Contact:

For confidential discussion about this role, please contact Felicity McNichol via 07788413588 or email at felicity.mcnichol@thehubretail.co.uk

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