Battle Hayward & Bower Ltd.

Location: East Midlands
Closing Date: Wednesday, October 31st 2018

Job Type: Miscellaneous / Office Based / Purchasing / Specialist

Job Description

Buyer (primarily office based in Lincoln)

An opportunity has arisen with Battles, the market leader in equestrian wholesale products and clothing.

We are looking for a Buyer to join our existing team, designing, selecting and sourcing products primarily from the Far East for our own brand portfolio.

If have an equestrian background, experience sourcing horse and rider clothing and are highly analytical, very numerically minded and with a strong eye for detail, this could be the perfect role for you.

The key requirements for this role will be to:

  • At least two years’ experience in a comparable role
  • Attention to detail
  • A passion to succeed

Key Responsibilities;

Through a combination of analysis of sales figures, competitor activity, market research and feedback and your own creativity you will complete range reviews for agreed categories, presenting an evidenced view of the market.

  • Identify the opportunities for growth & development
  • Identify suppliers and develop products with them to exploit the market opportunities
  • Create and present product training to our sales team

Ensure system data is correct and maintained at all times

What are we looking for?  

To succeed in this exciting role, you will need to have an equestrian background as well as; 

  • Ability to work to high standards of accuracy
  • Good communication skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Advanced spreadsheet and numerical analysis skills
  • Project management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Creativity
  • Ability to be proactive with a sense of urgency
  • Be a self-starter, a highly motivated person able to work in a fast paced continually changing environment
  • Willing to travels overseas as required in order to meet the requirements of the role.

To apply, please send your CV, with suitability outlined in your covering letter, and stating your level of salary expectation to 

Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.


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