Lead Buyer Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Lead Buyer to join our team.
- Build and manage a diverse and growing Buying team;
- Monitor and respond to trends, insights, competitor strategies and market suppliers;
- Support and contribute to cross-functional projects to drive the overall success of the business;
- All aspects of building and managing our range, from SKU selection through to pricing;
- Develop and implement a clear strategy which continues to build on our existing world-class portfolio;
- Negotiate commercial terms with our partners, to maximise long term value creation for our business.
- Experience of working in a multichannel or pure play environment;
- Commercial and strategic thinking;
- Previous direct accountability for managing supplier relationships at a senior level;
- Highly skilled in negotiation and influencing an outcome;
- Proven experience in a buying role with a credible retailer or supplier, which includes responsibility for managing a team and a P&L;
- Committed to supporting and developing a team;
- Strong stakeholder management capability.