Buyer / Negotiator Team Leader

£25k - 35k per year
28 Aug 2018
25 Sep 2018
Acapella Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer/Negotiator Team Leader
Full time
Based in Hertford SG13
Salary £25k to £35k dependant on skills and experience

Our client is an award-winning innovative luggage and travel goods business with their Head Office based in Hertford and teams across the UK and Europe, USA, Australia, Hong Kong and China. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join their growing company as a Buyer/Negotiator Team Leader.

The primary focus of the role will be to oversee part of the buying team, monitor and manage workload, negotiate orders with their China office, document product details, check samples and swatches to ensure they ship products to meet their quality standards and customer expectations and implement systems to ensure consistency.

You will, ideally, be able to demonstrate:

  • High level mathematics/numeracy skills and the ability to do complex mathematical calculations & equations, including profit margin & currency conversion.
  • Experience of supervising a team.
  • A logical and common-sense approach.
  • The ability to manage a high volume of emails and be very organized.
  • The ability to analyse information quickly and to work under pressure in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

Experience of dealing with far east suppliers and understanding the politics and culture involved would be a distinct advantage. Travel to the far east once or twice per year is likely and so ability to travel is highly desirable.

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

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