Assistant Buyer/Negotiator

Location
Hertford
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
J170803T
Contact
Acapella Recruitment
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Buyer/Negotiator

Permanent, full time position

Based in Hertford SG13

IT Luggage Limited, founded in 1985, is an award winning innovative luggage and travel goods business with offices in UK, US, Australia, Hong Kong and China.   They are seeking an Assistant Buyer/Negotiator to join their team, who has high level mathematics/numeracy skills and a logical approach.

Previous experience in Buying is not essential but you must be able to demonstrate the hunger and curiosity to succeed in a role where negotiating with suppliers is key to success.

The role will involve supporting the Buyer/Negotiator in reviewing and analysing the details of new sales orders and creating a negotiation strategy to ensure best possible commercial terms and prices, whilst maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers.  There may also be the opportunity to travel to the Far East.

The ability to do complex mathematical calculations & equations, including profit margin & currency conversion, analyse information quickly and to work under pressure in a fast-paced and busy environment are essential.  You must have a GCSE maths grade B or above, be highly organised and able to use MS Office packages, especially Excel and Outlook and manage a high volume of emails to negotiate with the company’s China colleagues and suppliers. 

As part of the interview process candidates will be required to complete maths tests.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.

*PLEASE NOTE – by applying to this position, you agree for your CV and above details to be submitted to our client, who shall contact you directly, should your application make their short-list.

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