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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Oliver Williams

  • Contact email:

    oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14498/001_1637747651

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-24

Pod Talent are excited to be working with a rapidly growing ecommerce retailer and brand owner who are looking for a Mandarin speaker to join their team as Procurement Executive in Kentish Town.

In this role you will analyse brand performance against market trends, identify new commercially viable products, and manage sourcing and negotiation with far eastern suppliers.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company with phenomenal growth who dispatch thousands of products daily to consumers in 12 countries across the globe.

Responsibilities

As Procurement Executive, your key responsibilities will include…

  • Keeping on top of relevant market trends

  • Analysing company product performance against trends to identify strengths and weaknesses

  • Suggesting new products for market

  • Sourcing and negotiating with far eastern suppliers and manufacturers

  • Supporting Product Development Manager in improving existing lines

Requirements

Here are some of the things we need:

  • Fluent spoken Mandarin

  • Prior experience in a purchasing/buying/procurement role in FMCG or retail

  • Experience negotiating with far eastern suppliers

  • Strong Excel-based data analysis abilities

  • An understanding of ecommerce and physical products

  • An entrepreneurial mindset and desire to get involved in all aspects of the role

If this suits what you are looking for, please apply or send an email to oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.