// April 4th, 2017
Frame Buyer/Category Manager Wanted in the Golden Island of Guernsey
Our client is a truly talented organisation and the world’s largest optical retailer with people at the heart of it. Their optical ranges set the standard in both affordable and fashion eyewear, providing their customers with great choice and quality. They are a revolutionary, dynamic and family run business who is looking to recruit a Buyer to help develop their designer product range.
Their Frame Buyers must deliver the right product at the right price in order to deliver value to their partners and customers. To do this you will have the opportunity to travel throughout Europe, Asia and Australia and to work with fashion brands to develop their designer ranges. You will understand their markets, competition and trends, collating data to analyse and create market intelligence. You will get involved in price negotiations and range development, building a strong partnership with their suppliers.
Our client are looking for experience within the optical industry – ideally as a Dispensing Optician or to be familiar with an optical retail environment, and have a passion for frames. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional, driven and busy team.
Strong communication and negotiation skills are essential, as is the ability to be assertive and use initiative, especially within a busy environment. You should be able to analyse data and be computer literate. You will have a customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with various teams, suppliers and colleagues.
This really is a role where you can have a great career and relocate to the golden Island of Guernsey. You should have the capacity to work in Guernsey and will receive support with an appropriate housing licence.
Will be able to communicate effectively at all levels and in particular across different cultures. An experienced Buyer/ Category Manager ideally with experience in Retail, you will be able to establish industry best practice and implement this across SSCMs to ensure that the design, development, and manufacturing of product remains at the forefront of innovation. You ensure that standards, documentation, communication are all completed consistently in accordance with the company’s requirements.
In return the chosen candidate will receive £40-£50k as a base salary with a great bonus. Family healthcare, dental cover, health insurance and a pension are also included.
To apply for this Frame Buyer/Category Manager job or enquire about additional Optical Sales job opportunities in the Guernsey Region – contact Flame Health Freephone on 0800 085 0858 or if calling from a mobile on 01158 114488 alternatively email email@example.com