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International Buying Manager – General Merchandise

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This role is based in Dusseldorf Germany *****

Global Sourcing Buying Manager


Competitive salary rising to six figures

This International retailer is looking for a Buying Managers to look after their General Merchandise category:

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to propel their Buying career and experience working collaboratively with Buyers from around the world. As a Buying Manager you’ll be helping to secure exciting products at the best price and you will be responsible for driving the Buying strategy to ensure the growth in both sales & profitability while maintaining a strategic business focus to ensure continued development in the buying department.

As a Global Sourcing Buying Manager some of your duties will include:

* Build & maintain long lasting relationships with suppliers

* Liaise with the FE office

* Negotiate with FE suppliers

* Working coherently with the national Buyers

* Negotiate the best possible contracts & terms

* Analyse sales figures to plan successful future lines with the buying team

* Constant competitor and price analysis

* Working cross functionally to ensure quality levels within products

* Managing & developing your team, leading by example

Key requirements for the role:

* Proven previous experience as Buyer / Buying Manager within a fast-moving retail environment

* Experience of buying stationery, Toys, DIY, outdoor furniture or any other GM product essential

* Educated to degree level

* Previous line management experience

* Manage workload with good levels of attention to detail

* Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise / influence effectively at all levels

In return there will be a fantastic remuneration package rising annually If you think you have the right experience as an International Buying Manager and looking for a new opportunity to develop your career based internationally then get in touch and apply today.

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