JUNIOR BUYER NEGOTIATOR

Location
Hertford
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Ref
H191010R
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JUNIOR BUYER NEGOTIATOR

Hertford

Competitive Salary / Negotiable

Our client is an international, fast-growing, innovative consumer goods business with their manufacturing and suppliers based in China.

They are currently seeking a Junior Buyer / Negotiator / Administrator to join the team within their Buying department.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

To support, with guidance from the Buyer/Negotiator, Senior Buyer/Negotiator & Category Buying Manager, the day to day buying requirements within a specified luggage category of the Buying Department.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receiving order confirmations from Sales Admin team
  • Supporting the Team in creating a negotiation strategy to be sent by email to colleagues in their China office
  • Liaising with China colleagues to reach agreement on preferred commercial terms, under guidance of Category Buying Manager
  • Ensuring purchase orders are sent out in a timely manner
  • Supporting the implementation of cost-savings and minimising price increases
  • Checking supplier invoices when required
  • Maintaining the highest accuracy of all documentation at all times
  • Building and maintaining a record of data on prices for future reference
  • Maintaining an effective email filing system
  • Potential opportunity to attend market & Canton Fair in China during April/May & October
  • Any other reasonable ad-hoc tasks as required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Highly motivated, with a positive flexible approach and outlook
  • Ability to work under pressure both individually and as part of a team
  • Highly organised, methodical with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-moving environment and enjoys new challenges
  • High grade GCSE Maths essential
  • Possess excellent PC skills – proficiency in Excel and Outlook are essential
  • Previous experience with Far East Supply chain would be an advantage

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

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