Senior Buyer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Senior Buyer Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Senior Buyer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Buyer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 51% of Senior Buyer job descriptions contained factories as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

factories
51%
junior buyer
34%
buyer
31%
electrical products
27%
product
25%
driver
23%
product development
23%
local area
23%
assistant buyer
21%
budgets
19%
sourcing
19%
far east
19%
fmcg
19%
margin
19%
range building
19%
trade fairs
19%
sign off
16%
critical path
14%
christmas
10%
garden
10%
retail
8%
senior assistant buyer
8%
fashion
8%
business development
6%
negotiation
6%
buying admin assistant
6%
sales manager
6%
bdm
6%
bd
6%
account manager
6%
trade
6%
goods
6%
ordering
6%
buying assistant
6%
instagram
6%
new product set up
6%
costings
6%
purchase orders
6%
apparel
6%
buying
6%
trends
6%
sample management
6%
purchasing
4%
project management
4%
leadership
4%
commercial awareness
4%
analytical
4%
supplier negotiation
4%
food service
4%
category manager
4%
furniture
4%
senior buyer
4%
negations
4%
brands
4%
stock control
4%
high street
2%
commercially minded
2%
training
2%
warehouse
2%
fulfilment
2%
accessories
2%
bags
2%
returns
2%
management
2%
controller
2%
wholesale
2%
fm
2%
insight
2%
data analysis
2%
own brand
2%
merchandising
2%
manchester
2%
junior merchandising
2%
assistant merchandiser
2%
fashion buying
2%
account management
2%
homewares
2%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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