Posted 09/11/2023 by Zachary Daniels Recruitment

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£50,000 - £57,000/annum Benefits

Exciting Role for a Retail Buyer - Pet & Bird Categories | Edinburgh (Hybrid Working) | Travel Expenses and Benefits

About the Opportunity:

Are you a Retail Buyer who loves Pets and has a knack for picking products that customers love?

A Garden Centre Group is on the lookout for a passionate Retail Buyer to curate and elevate their pet product offerings, contributing to the growth and success of the brand.

The Buyer role

  1. Product Curation:
    • Source and curate an eclectic range of pet products, staying at the forefront of industry trends.
    • Cultivate and maintain relationships with suppliers, ensuring quality and negotiating favourable terms.
    • Stay tuned to market conditions, competitor moves, and customer preferences for informed decision-making.
  1. Category Management:
    • Implement strategic category management approaches for the Pet section.
    • Fine-tune product assortment, pricing, and promotions to optimize sales and profitability.
    • Utilize sales data and customer insights for ongoing refinement.
  1. Supplier Collaboration:
    • Strengthen ties with existing suppliers and actively seek out new collaborations.
    • Collaborate with suppliers on exclusive products and promotions.
    • Skilfully negotiate terms, manage contracts, and oversee timely deliveries.
  1. Cross-functional Collaboration:
    • Partner closely with the marketing team to devise targeted campaigns and promotions.
    • Work collaboratively with the retail team to ensure optimal product placement and visual appeal.

We Need a Retail Buyer Who:

  • Is Focused on Managing Supplier Requirements: Understands and meets supplier needs.
  • Is Interested in What the Customer Wants: Has a customer-centric mindset.
  • Is Creative with an Eye for Trends: Demonstrates creativity in product selection.
  • Has Knowledge of Business Goals and Team Contribution: Understands business goals and how the team contributes to company success..

Why Join:

  • Growth Opportunities: Shape the future of all pet categories.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a passionate team in gardening and pet care.
  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary and benefits
  • Career Progression: Senior Buyer/Head of Buying progression


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