Buying Manager – Food Retail

Buying Manager – Food Retail

Ref: JO-2206-110208 | £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits | Location:London, England | Added:03/06/22

The Company

Quest Search & Selection is proudly partnering with this global multi-brand business which has been established for over 100 years and has over 200 stores globally and growing.

The Role

In this Buying manager – Food position, you will be at the center of the business, where you will lead and drive their commercial agenda. Through your team of buyers, you have the opportunity and full accountability to shape the future of the business.

Key responsibilities in this Buying Manager Position –

  • Develop and lead the buying team of 3-6 people by providing guidance and coaching
  • With a focus on net profitability, take complete P&L ownership of the budget for the Food category
  • Manage category pricing including the development of pricing strategy
  • Full ownership for department supplier income delivery & responsibility for reporting performance across the business, whilst managing month-end processes

To be successful in your application for this Buying Manager position –

  • Must have at least 5-7 years of experience within relevant buying or commercial roles
  • Background in Retail Food whether from Supermarkets, Department Stores, or Ecommerce Platforms would be considered.
  • A head for figures, as this area is data-driven
  • Has expertise knowledge of revenue, sales, margin, and promotional income
  • P&L Management experience

The benefits of this Buying Manager position include –

  • Hybrid working model – both WFH and in Office
  • Annual bonus
  • Car Allowance – circa 5k
  • 25 days holidays with Birthday off
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Staff discounts across their stores and online

The role will appeal to someone who wants to gain experience within a fast-growing and ambitious business, where their people are their biggest asset! If this role sounds like you then please send your cv today, quoting the reference JO-2206-110208.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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