Buying Manager DIY and Hardware

Application ends: September 11, 2023

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Job Description

Job Description

Quest Search & Selection are proud to represent one of the leading DIY & Home Improvement businesses in Malta and are looking for people with Buying expertise knowledge who are open to relocation!

This is to work in their flagship store that has been established for 20 years. The store offers an exciting range of tools, ironmongery, and building materials to home goods, wall décor, crafts & gardening /outdoor furniture.

Key responsibilities as Buying Manager:

Manage all aspects of the team including appraisals, setting KPI’s according to the top management’s directions, recruitment and trainings.Category management and assortment building and optimisation.Understand consumer trends to plan a strategy in line with market requirements.Source the best products, locally and internationally.Include sustainability both in category management and in the sourcing process.Review current and develop new robust processes and procedures.Present Team Structure and Budgets for the next Financial Year (turnover, mark-up, stocks, rebates) and make sure to keep on track.

Key requirements of this Buying Manager role:

5+ years Buying experience with at least 2 years in a management positionBackground in Branded Buying in Retail, Ecommerce or B2CPrevious experience in DIY, Hardware, Home, Furniture, Food or General Merchandise, etcA university degree (qualification at MQF Level 4 or higher) in relevant areas including procurement, business administration, sales and marketing, management, or commerceCommercial and business awareness

Benefits of this Buying Manager role:

Holiday entitlementStore & Company discountLearning & Development coursesReward deserved performanceFlights over to the islandVisa application costing & support

Malta offers a great lifestyle and way of living as well:

Sun all year round!Healthcare system open to all Small island and close to the beach alwaysMulti-lingual country World’s 2nd safest countryBooming economy & stable property market Reasonable tax

If this role sounds like you and you have the expertise knowledge and open to relocating, please send your CV details quoting the reference JO-2301-110645

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.