Wolf & Badger is hiring a

Purchasing Manager - Home, Stationery, Books & Beauty

London, United Kingdom

Wolf & Badger is a fast growing, innovative multi-channel retail business with teams in both London and New York.

We are currently seeking an energetic and self motivated Purchasing Manager to oversee and grow our wholesale accounts over a range of departments including homeware, stationery, books and beauty. The role requires someone with a commercial and data driven approach, combined with a creative eye.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Sourcing, selecting and developing key product ranges for both stores and e-commerce
  • Researching and presenting new trends
  • Negotiating prices and contracts
  • Managing deliveries to our London and New York locations
  • Maintaining strong relationships with existing and new suppliers
  • Working closely with store teams to ensure that product is displayed correctly
  • Meeting sales targets and KPIs
  • Regular reporting on product performance

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in buying and product selection
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to negotiate
  • Trend aware, adaptable and self motivated

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • Creative work environment within Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross
  • 25 days in addition to bank holidays
  • Paid pet-ernity and heartbreak leave
  • Discounts on cafe, restaurant and retail at Wolf & Badger
  • Excellent career opportunities in a rapidly growing international business

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