Job Title : Junior Buyer Apprentice
Employer : Creative Distribution
Location : Croydon, CR0 4TD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Business
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00749
Brief Description : Do you want to kick start your career in purchasing with a reputable leader in entertainment product distribution? Do you want to work for a company thriving in the current climate which can offer you long term employment prospects?
Qualifications Required : some buying experiance would be desirable but not essential.
Vacancy Detail : The Client: Junior Buyer – Entry Level – Distribution Industry
Our client is a global distributor of entertainment products, headquartered in South London. They have an impressive client base made up of international and national retail and e-tail accounts, as well as smaller independents across the globe. They have a wonderful, dynamic office which promotes a team working culture.
The role: Junior Buyer – Entry Level – Distribution Industry
Whilst other firms are putting their business plans on hold due to the current climate, our client is moving full steam ahead with their exciting growth plans for 2021. Part of their goal is to expand their product offering into different categories and are looking for a new team member to support this process.
As a Junior Buyer, you will work within the Procurement department to assist the Head of Purchasing in the growth and development of this team. You will be responsible for supporting the team in the research and sourcing of new products suited to the distribution, Retail, and Online Retail Industries, on an international basis.
Responsibilities: Junior Buyer – Entry Level – Distribution Industry
- Help support the research and sourcing of new products
- Identify interesting products through extensive product research including pricing, supply, demand & any legal requirements/restrictions if applicable
- Source suppliers in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world as well as manage relationships with existing suppliers
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 9:00am -5:00pm
Salary : £ 228.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 05/07/2021
Possible Start Date : 12/07/2021
Personal Qualities : extremely driven
ambitious and with a commescial mindset
Skills Required : Ideal Candidate: Junior Buyer – Entry Level – Distribution Industry
- Some buying experience is desirable however not essential
- Excellent work ethic and punctuality
- Proactive and analytical character
- Career driven
Future Prospects : This is an excellent opportunity to work with a new, growing team and really put your stamp on your role and future career with the business. You will therefore need to be extremely driven and ambitious with a commercial mind-set.
Training to be Provided : Apprenticeship Standard including End point assessment and Functional Skills in Maths and English
Other Information : If you would like to find out more about this exciting Junior Buyer – Entry Level – Distribution Industry role then please apply today.
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