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Senior Buyer - Grocery

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Grocery
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93337
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.54014.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 20, 2013 15:24

Job Description

An exciting Senior Buyer role has just opened within a leading retail business in the UK. As the senior buyer, you will take responsibility of developing the range for the assigned grocery category. Responsibilities will also include: * Driving the achievement of agreed targets and implementing frameworks, processes and reporting systems * Managing a team of Assistant Buyers to determine appropriate pricing, promotions, range management and website layout/advertising * Developing the own label ranges * Coordinating and negotiating with suppliers * Developing and maintaining relationships with key suppliers The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications: * Experience in a trading/buying role within an FMCG, retail or wholesale business * Solid track record of achieving results * Strong category management skills * Excellent negotiation and communication skills * Proven analytical and problem solving abilities This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking forward to boost your career furthermore, send us a copy of your up to date CV. 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.