PURCHASING MANAGER, XUPES
LUXURY WATCH DIVISION
Competitive Basic Salary + Annual Bonus Incentive
Based Accessible to Bishops Stortford, HERTFORDSHIRE
Xupes has experienced exponential growth since formation in 2009 and are now regarded as one of the market leaders online in the UK specializing in pre-owned & new luxury watches, jewellery, handbags, accessories, art & antiques. Xupes have built up a considerable reputation as a reliable, efficient and friendly online retailer offering more than just an online boutique; with a business built on the key principles of honesty, integrity, and the highest levels of customer service. To date, the business has grown largely without external funding. In early 2017 the business entered into a partnership with a growth capital investor, and has received capital to enable it to commence its next phase of growth.
Now, with their sights set on becoming one of the world’s leading online pre-owned luxury retail platforms, there is an opportunity to manage purchasing for their Watch department.
You will be responsible for purchasing watches on behalf of the company and placing purchased stock for sale on their website in a timely manner. You will have an opportunity to develop and implement new structures alongside those already in place and will manage the purchasing team assistants. You will have the opportunity to visit suppliers in the UK and Internationally on behalf of Xupes Limited and you will be responsible for assessing purchasing trends and completing buying strategy reports for the Directors and Management.
The ideal candidate will have experience working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer; will be familiar with sourcing and vendor management and have a knack for negotiation and networking. You will possess a passion and appreciation for luxury goods and an understanding of the main watch brands and models. Good communication skills, strong leadership abilities and solid judgement and decision making skills are a must.
If you have what it takes to be successful in this position, then please forward your details soonest to the team at Jolyon Marshall Limited