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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 over 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: over 1 year ago

THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED

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