Horti Buyer | Online Garden Retail | West Midlands

West Midlands
£40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Closing date
21 May 2021

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Horti Buyer | Online Garden Retail | West Midlands
Salary ~£40-50k DOE
Are you an experienced buyer looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience and knowledge in the horticulture sector? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client has gone through some serious growth and as a result, they are looking for a talented buyer to join their team. They are a well-established business and brand that offers a fantastic range of products to their customer base. They grow many of the products that they offer and source extra stock and new and exciting products. They are very focused on quality and pride themselves on the diverse range of exceptional products that they offer.

About the Role
This role will be very commercially focused. You will build relationships with growers to get the best stock available, whilst ensuring the range of products is performing to its best too. You will be able to spot trends in buyer behaviour and build on your knowledge of what sells well, to deliver the best results for the business. You will be able to look at different customer channels and work closely with sales, marketing and merchandising departments to help deliver continued growth for the business. Your knowledge of plants and the horticulture sector will help you make decisions on a daily basis.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a background in the garden retail or horticulture sector. You will ideally understand mail-order business or eCom B2C. You will be aware of the seasonality of the sector and be au fait with a variety of plants, bulbs, sundries and related products. You will be a proficient user of excel and be able to track data and product trials to improve commercial results. You will be able to work with suppliers and internal stakeholders to maximise results.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a background in the garden/horticulture sector. You will need to be a very strong communicator and be able to demonstrate your ability to build lasting relationships.

~£40-50k DOE

Application Process
Our client is committed to filling this role as quickly as possible. The successful candidate will move through a two-stage process to include a presentation/task.

How To Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting an application please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or tom@morepeople.co.uk Job reference TEM13384


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom

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