Trading ManagerReference: J53211
Working alongside the Category Heads and the wider buying and merchandising team, this role will work closely with the Trading and Operations Director, deputising where necessary and taking ownership of a variety of key projects to include:-
- Developing contracts for all major suppliers
- Working with the team to identify margin enhancing opportunities
- Partnering with buying, ecommerce and web teams, to support sales and profit growth
- Reviewing legal compliance within the buying functions
The successful candidate
You will come from a retail background and have gained experience in a buying or merchandising role, ideally to include overseas buying. You will be a strong communicator with excellent stakeholder management skills, along with good analytical and financial skills. Based from the Head Office in Woodbridge, you will be willing to travel as required, predominately in the UK and Europe with occasional international trips. A solutions based individual, with a can do attitude, you will have a key part to play in the continued growth of the business and have the desire and drive to make your impact felt in a positive way.
In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits.