Interim Head of Buying - Consumer Electronics

Recruiter
EMR
Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£450 - £500 per day
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
08 Jun 2018
Ref
1630219
Contact
Emily Matthews
Job Discipline
Trade
Experience Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Global eCommerce organisation are looking for a highly commercial Senior Buying Manager / Head of Buying - Consumer Electronics - 12 months interim role.

Key responsibilities:

* Manage several Electronics categories including proposition, Brand, acquisition and development, trading plans.
* Lead strategic initiatives, testing and iterating on strategy.
* Overlook campaign planning and monitoring competitors, identifying market trends, inventory gaps and additional sourcing opportunities.
* Knowledge of eCommerce and strong relationships with Electronics brands and suppliers are a must.

Key experience and skills:

* Commercial experience in a multi-national electronics-retailer. Ecommerce experience preferred.
* Strong negotiation and relationship building skills.
* Excellent analytical skills and comfortable working with numbers and large volume of data.
* Customer focused.
* Comfortable to work with ambiguity or with an incomplete set of data/ parameters.
* Motivated and structured in very fast-paced environments, embracing change and always proactively looking for solutions.
* Driving innovation in how the company transforms their trading organisation and customer relationships to deliver great value.

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