Connecting to LinkedIn...

Buyer - Convenience

Get similar jobs by email. Register with us now.

Job Title Buyer - Convenience
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Duration
Our Reference Q99378
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection - samantha.silva@questsearch.co.uk
Job Advertised about 1 year ago

Job Description

A growing company operating in the convenience retail space is looking to recruit a Buyer for their Impulse team. This business has great financial backing with over 3 billion of buying power to be able to negoitate the best competitive deals for your customers.

The position will involve ownership of a specific category and delivering strategies that lead to profitable sales growth.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiating cost prices that maximise profitability and enable sales growth across all customer sectors
  • Developing incremental gross profit opportunities
  • Deliver competitive promotional cost prices
  • Supporting and participating in strategic projects and initiatives
  • Building strong working partnerships with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring clear, concise and timely communication of plans and initiatives to suppliers, colleagues and cross functional departments

To be considered for this role you must have experience in a commercial buying and/or category management position ideally within the FMCG retail or wholesale sectors, food is desirable but is not essential.

In addition the following experience and skills are required:

  • Strong and effective negotiation skills
  • Excellent understanding of all elements of the commercial mix
  • Ability to confidently demonstrate tenacity, initiative, determination and assertiveness in pursuit of a commercially successful outcome and manage conflict or challenge where necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and persuade at senior levels
  • Highly numerate with experience of analyzing performance and market data
  • High energy and strong drive

If this sounds like a role for you and you have the experience required we would welcome your application. Please apply today quoting the reference Q99378.

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.

Ref: Q99378 | Published: about 1 year ago

THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED

Similar Jobs

Buyer
£30,000 - £40,000 | Dubai, Dubai Ref: Q101745 | Published: 07th Nov 2016

I am currently looking for a Buyer to join a retail company based in Dubai. The buyer is going to...

Textiles Buyer
£0 | Jeddah, Ref: Q101814 | Published: 20th Nov 2016

A leading retail business is currently recruiting for a passionate and talented Buyer specialized...

Accessories Buyer
£30,000 - £50,000 | Dubai, Dubai Ref: Q101790 | Published: 13th Nov 2016

A leading fashion retailer offers an exclusive range of quality products & is looking to hire an ...

Buyer - Beauty
£45,000 - £55,000 | City of London, London Ref: Q101844 | Published: 23th Nov 2016

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buyer, to join one of the UK's leading online retaile...

Womenswear Buyer/Senior Buyer (Maternity Cover)
£35,000 - £45,000 | London, London Ref: Q101799 | Published: 16th Nov 2016

As a result of their continued success and expansion, this fast fashion retailer has a highly exc...

Sign In