Retail Buyer

Website BC Ferries

Job Description:

Your passion is retail and your goal is generating revenue through effective purchasing decisions.  As a Retail Buyer, you purchase assigned categories in support of corporate retail strategies and revenue goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You negotiate payment terms and conditions.
  • You conduct intensive financial analysis, and make recommendations based on the analysis.
  • You have experience in working with retail management systems and evaluating financial data.
  • You research trends and industry information regarding products, product safety, and potential sources of supply.

Job Requirements:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years experience in retail management/merchandising in a high volume, multi-chain garment/giftware environment.
  • You have strong organizational skills, and mastery in the Microsoft suite of office tools
  • You have excellent customer service and communication skill; both oral and written, and like to work interdependently.
  • You have a Degree or Diploma in General Arts & Sciences, Retail, Marketing, Business, Design, or Economics, supplemented by recognized Purchasing courses from a recognized Purchasing Program.
  • You are able to meet deadlines and able to work under pressure.
  • You also have a minimum of 2 years recent purchasing in a high volume, multi-chain garment/giftware/souvenir environment; as well as a minimum of 2 years’ experience of product development for specialty markets.

Job Details:

Company: BC Ferries

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sidney, Cape Breton Island, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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