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Job Introduction

Do you lead the way?

Are you a grafter?

Are you loyal?

If yes, read below to see how you could be a part of our story!

Right now Card Factory has over 1000 stores thats why we can offer job security and great career progression. As well as being a progressive, exciting and friendly company, we reward our peoples commitment and determination. Whats more, Card Factory is ambitious, passionate and forward thinking with a management style that is open and honest, encouraging people to contribute to the business at every level.

We are currently looking for an experiencedBuyer to join our fast paced environment in a team who work closely together and no job is too big or small! In this role, you will be involved with making peoples life moments special and youget tobe a part of a team that are one of the biggest and most exciting categories in the business!

Working Location: Flexible in home working and office working.

Role Responsibility

  • Manage a portfolio of products to ensure the critical paths for the range are followed and take corrective action to resolve issues when needed;

  • Management of therange planfor your category alongside the AssistantBuyer, ensuring that accurate and timely data is provided to influence the decision-making process;

  • Managethe product development ensuring it meets customer requirements (pricing, product design, and product trend) and is linked to strategy and financial targets;

  • Responsible for working with the Quality Control team to ensure products are sourced with relevant safety and quality standards and supplier audits are in place;

  • Analyse and evaluate the overall performance of the product area weekly against budget, LFL and strategy, identify lessons learntto make informed decisions to trade your category and manage risk to drive sales and profitability;

  • Drive sales and profitability through effective negotiations on key deliverables.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to have tough, honest conversations that drive performance;

  • Experience interpreting financial data to improve profit and sales;

  • Experience managing all administration that is connected to the area.

  • Be able toconfidently raise opportunities totheSeniorLeadership teamto ensure team success;

  • Is able to build working relationships within the team, and with other key stakeholders;

  • Work in an ethical, sustainable and legal way in sourcing of product;

  • Be results focused and plans ahead, dealing with issues before they escalate;

  • Be commercially aware and seek ways to improve profit.

About the Company

In return we offer a wide range of benefits to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

  • 33 days annual leave entitlement (inc public / bank holidays)
  • Save as you Earn scheme
  • 15% Staff Discount
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • O2 open mobile contracts
  • Salary Finance
  • Pension
  • Discounted Car Leasing
  • Employee Care
  • Flex My Day
  • Card Factory Foundation
  • MyCardFactory App: discounts at leading retailers

This is an exciting role with genuine prospects for the right candidate. If this role describes you and your career aspirations, click apply now.

For any questions email:vacancies@cardfactory.co.uk(we do not accept CVs/Applications via email)

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. We advise applying early to avoid disappointment as applications will be reviewed regularly.

No agencies please.

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