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Senior Buyer

United Kingdom
Remote Working
Remote Working
£45,000 to £60,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Are you looking for real rewards for your expertise? Are you a senior buyer with EOL garment knowledge? Bingo! You are who we are looking for. JT Recruit is working in partnership with a UK organisation who have been in the business of selling second-hand clothing and accessories for more than 25 years. The method has been through charity collections, collecting as much as 300 tons per week. Eliciting support through its charity partners, they have donated more than £15 million. Many of their customers also want EOL s product which would be sold by the weight or bulk amounts by sea containers or truck loads. Through their charity contacts, they have been able to source EOL s products. However, this is not a constant and large enough supply. There is a demand for at least 5 to 10 sea containers a month. This is where your expertise is needed. We are looking for someone who can give us immediate access to this product from supply sources in the UK and the EU. Using a combination of experience, skills, commercial knowledge, developing a clear understanding of customer preferences, we would need you to will carry out the following key priority tasks: Source good quality EOL s/shop returns, liquidation stock etc in bulk from a range of UK retailers and online sellers. All sourcing and purchasing decisions will take into account: Customer demand and interest, specifically quality, quantity, and price, only by the weight or in bulk Maintaining a constant diverse product supply to meet increasing demand Factoring in trends in introducing potential/new product ranges Maximising profit and minimising risk In addition to known companies who can supply such product at the right price, quantity and quality, sourcing and building a network of suppliers, this job role is office/home based, however: Offsite travel during the day, will be necessary as frequent contact with suppliers will be a must in the course of this work. From time to time the job will require working beyond 9 am to 5 pm Building and maintaining a supply network, carrying out the research and footwork needed to carry out opportunities e.g., attend auctions, trade shows, product suppliers etc as necessary in the UK and EU. Willingness to occasionally work at the weekend to attend training, learning and development activities and other events if necessary. As an ambassador for the organisation and a high-profile charity representative, it will be your duty to act professionally, responsibly, honestly with integrity and discretion when carrying out your duties and responsibilities of this role A competitive salary is offered for your arduous work and determination. Becky at JT Recruit would like to hear from you
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  • Job Reference: 718862090-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: JT Recruit
    JT Recruit
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent