Connecting to LinkedIn...

Buying Manager - Food

Get similar jobs by email. Register with us now.

Job Title Buying Manager - Food
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Start Date ASAP
Duration
Our Reference Q92775
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection - SSP.67202.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Advertised over 3 years ago

Job Description

A global leader in the retail shopping industry is looking to hire a Buying Manager join their team in the UK and oversee the product range in their store’s luxury food hall. This role is responsible for the effective delivery & leadership of the Buying strategy and will track the relevant budgets to ensure delivery of profit margins for the Business area. This person will be buying Food categories and are open to candidates for from Fresh, Confectionary, Grocery or Gifting food from a luxury food background. Your roles include: * Ability to work within a budget & be able to trade profit opportunities. * Set retail selling price. * Supervise negotiations with the existing product suppliers and negotiate with new ones to ensure that the food shelf is filled with only the best food selection. * To manage and develop a team ensuring processes are in place for training and development, succession planning and communication. * To manage existing brands through analysis of performance, taking action when necessary. * To work closely with Marketing & promotional opportunities. * source new brands and product to ensure that the retailer remain leading edge within the market. * Working alongside suppliers & customers. * Category performance - e.g. sales, wastage, profit, market share, LFL, volume, price index, return on shelf space. * Potential of some product development involvement within own brand. To be successful in the position you must have - * Senior / Buying and product development experience in Food categories. * Luxury Retail experience. * Ability to lead and coach to deliver outstanding results as part of a team. * Excellent communication, negotiation and numeracy skills. In return you will work for a retail with a great international high-street presence who as a business & brand is a well respected blue-chip retailer in their field. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your CV quoting the reference Q92775. 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: Q92775 | Published: over 3 years ago

THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED

Similar Jobs

Buying Manager - International FMCG
£45,000 - £55,000 | Brentwood, Essex Ref: 101737 | Published: 30th Nov 2016

Buying Manager - FMCG An exciting Buying Manager opportunity has arisen to join a renowned intern...

Category Manager - West Midlands
£0 | West Midlands, West Midlands Ref: Q101785 | Published: 11th Nov 2016

Category Manager - West Midlands This role is for a market leading Food, Non Food & Service retai...

Senior Buyer- Hair Care (Branded)
£50,000 - £60,000 | South London, London Ref: Q101473 | Published: 04th Nov 2016

Senior Buyer- Hair Care (Branded) A leading high street retailer based in London, South of the ri...

Assistant Manager
£17,000 - £20,000 | York, North Yorkshire Ref: Q100580 | Published: 28th Nov 2016

A premium fashion and lifestyle retailer are seeking an exceptional leader to join their expandin...

Tax Manager
£40,000 - £60,000 | Dubai, Dubai Ref: Q101866 | Published: 28th Nov 2016

Job purpose: Principally responsible for all tax operations including VAT implementation and comp...

Sign In