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Buyer / Product Manager

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  • Ref: DT 346

Cathedral Appointments are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer/Product Manager for an exciting company who are leaders in handmade lifestyle/home products.  Because of company growth, the Buyer/Product Manager will join the already successful product development & forecasting team. The Buyer will be expected to hit the ground running, managing the product lifecycle within the business and curating new seasonal collections.

The role involves travelling across India & Asia sourcing & developing multi-category on brand collections & managing the process from sourcing to product launch & discontinuations / clearance. 

Buyer / Product Manager responsibilities include...

  • Product development & selection.
  • Support the management & development of samples from suppliers.
  • Price negotiating & ensuring product margins are hit.
  • Support the building of Product Specification Sheets.
  • Present new collections to office and assist the VM and marketing team in product selection.
  • Support product related enquiries from other teams.
  • Control relevant team budgets. 
  • Stock performance reporting.
  • Category management
  • Management and overview of product Line forecasting.
  • Purchase quantity approval.
  • Returns review / analysis 

Buyer / Product Manager requirements include...

  • Relevant experience sourcing and creating multi category collections in the relevant sectors.
  • Relevant brand experience.
  • Flexibility to travel across India / Asia.
  • Good excel & reporting analysis skills.
  • Experience with product margins and budgets.
  • At least 5 years relative experience. 

With the opportunity to travel and a great package on offer this really is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and rapidly growing company. If you would like more information about the position and on how to apply, please send an up to date CV or call Dan at Cathedral Appointments.

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