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Buying Manager - Convenience

Job Title: Buying Manager - Convenience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45 - £60K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89057
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.90547.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 01, 2012 16:57

Job Description

A global retail giant is looking to recruit a Buying Manager to oversee its Convenience product area. You will be responsible for the buying, supply and development of the range of convenience products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. The Buying Manager will be expected to: * Plan and develop a profitable and commercial product range * Negotiate and monitor terms with suppliers * Drive cost down within supply base * Maintain sales and profit according to budget * Responsible for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales The ideal candidate will have: * An education to degree level or equivalent * An extensive background within Buying for Convenience and or the Fresh Food product area * First class negotiation skills with a real eye for commercially viable products * The ability to work independently within a challenging environment In return, the Buying Manager will receive an attractive wage package and car allowance. If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV.