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Buyer - Food Retail

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Job ID:

85403

Location:

London 

Salary:

£55,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

8

Posted:

28/02/2019
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Job Description:

My client is a leader in its field and they currently have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer (food/retail/impulse) to join them as they continue to grow.

You will have responsibility over negotiating with suppliers and providing leadership and strategic direction to the category team, enabling all sub-categories to achieve the financial plan.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and delivering the Range plans
  • Ensuring the category and sub-category budgets are achieved
  • Working with the Supply Manager on the availability of their category
  • Building supplier relationships and collaboration opportunities
  • Negotiate annual agreements with suppliers to improve the commercial outlook
  • Negotiate / upsell additional capabilities, for example Digital Advertising
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork / confirmations are accurately recorded and that rebates /accruals are invoiced correctly
  • Being responsible for the overall direction and performance of particular categories
  • Executing Category Reviews and monitoring their performance
  • Creating Category Business Plans from the annual category position profile
  • Ensuring new trends are brought into the business and an exit strategy for delisted products is in place

To take on this exciting opportunity you'll ideally have an understanding of food retail products including knowledge of key business drivers eg, pricing, promotion, range and product trends coupled with strong planning and negotiation skills.

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Edward Mann Group

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Buyer - Food Retail

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Job ID:

85403

Location:

London 

Salary:

£55,000.00 per year
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

8

Posted:

28/02/2019
col-wide 

Job Description:

My client is a leader in its field and they currently have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer (food/retail/impulse) to join them as they continue to grow.

You will have responsibility over negotiating with suppliers and providing leadership and strategic direction to the category team, enabling all sub-categories to achieve the financial plan.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and delivering the Range plans
  • Ensuring the category and sub-category budgets are achieved
  • Working with the Supply Manager on the availability of their category
  • Building supplier relationships and collaboration opportunities
  • Negotiate annual agreements with suppliers to improve the commercial outlook
  • Negotiate / upsell additional capabilities, for example Digital Advertising
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork / confirmations are accurately recorded and that rebates /accruals are invoiced correctly
  • Being responsible for the overall direction and performance of particular categories
  • Executing Category Reviews and monitoring their performance
  • Creating Category Business Plans from the annual category position profile
  • Ensuring new trends are brought into the business and an exit strategy for delisted products is in place

To take on this exciting opportunity you'll ideally have an understanding of food retail products including knowledge of key business drivers eg, pricing, promotion, range and product trends coupled with strong planning and negotiation skills.