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Buying Manager - Wine

Job Title: Buying Manager - Wine
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95893
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.94898.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 23, 2014 19:18

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking to recruit a Buyer Manager to oversee the Wine Category in their BWS division. As Manager you will be responsible for the buying & planning of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. It is important that this individual is an established, progressive Buyer within a Wine retail or supplier background who has lead teams and developed supplier relationships. The Responsibilities for this role include: * Plan and develop a profitable and commercial product range · Negotiate and monitor terms with suppliers Development and planning of ranges · Maintain sales and profit according to budget * Be involved with New Product Development & own brand development · Responsible for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales To be successful in the position you must have - * Category Management or Buying experience within a retail or Supplier Wine background. * Track record of success within your career * Have lead and coached to deliver outstanding results as part of a team * WSET Qualified (desirable) * Excellent communication at all levels In return you will work for a retail with a great international, Blue-chip business and will have the opportunity to develop your career for the long term, including share option, car and various other benefits. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q95893. 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.