Intelligent People Ltd

Senior Buyer

Location
England, Hertfordshire
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted
09 Jan 2018
Closes
06 Feb 2018
Ref
JH_7049
Marketing Disciplines
Buying & Merchandising 
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Category Manager
Working for a leading consumer product business who are embarking on an incredible Digital journey as their Senior Buyer / Online Trading Manager / eCommerce Category Manager, you will have full ownership of Product Development and Delivery.

My client is an extremely fun but fast-growing business and remuneration is in your power. They develop and deliver brand new products into the market using mainly Amazon but their own platforms too.

The Senior Buyer / Online Trading Manager / eCommerce Category Manager will be required to analyse and study the market to find trending products to create profit. You will be digitally savvy and ideally have experience of selling products using the Amazon platform.

The Senior Buyer / Online Trading Manager / eCommerce Category Manager will be responsible for the following:

* Product Identification
o Use of software (which will be provided) to find great opportunities on Amazon
 Jungle Scout, Viral Launch
o Use of Amazon to determine which categories are trending and can be profitably broken into
o Products in high volume categories with little competition

* Product Sourcing
o Ability to find manufacturer to make the product

* Product Development
o Ability to manage the product development with the factory

They are looking for someone with buying experience being able to negotiate pricing with factories, understand manufacturing and the associated time lines and processes. Be able to build up costing sheets to go from an FOB to landed price and then understand margins.
My client has massive ambitions and are already hitting/exceeding targets. The business has successfully grown from a £30,000 a month revenue generating business to £750,000 a month. They want to continue this growth and hit millions per year, of which your remuneration and bonus will be reflective.

Candidates for the Senior Buyer / Online Trading Manager / eCommerce Category Manager role will have the following:

* 2 years in a Digital centric role
o Senior Buyer / Online Trading Manager / eCommerce Category Manager

* Knowledge of taking physical products to market across Digital channels/Amazon

* A drive to succeed like no other!!

If you want autonomy within your job and to manage many products across a digital platform, this is the opportunity for you. A Digitally savvy, entrepreneurial individual would very much suit this company and team.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Buyer / Online Trading Manager / eCommerce Category Manager to join a business where you will be rewarded on many levels and have autonomy in your position. Supported by the business to all reap the benefits.

Intelligent People is a specialist Buyer recruitment agency.

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