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Senior Buyer - Grocery

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Grocery
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £31500 per annum + BONUS+BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q101493
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: apply@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: September 21, 2016 18:17

Job Description

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Buyer, to join one of the UK's leading Food Retailers.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • To identify, source and develop own-label products and ranges.
  • To enhance the cash sales by project managing certain ranges, suppliers, or events.
  • To Obtain, review and analyse supplier promotions.
  • To be aware of Sales & Margin daily performance and take corrective action on a daily basis
  • Work with the Promotional Function to identify opportunities for trading

Your skills will ideally include:

  • Wealth of Buying experience within a retail environment, ideally in food but other category experience will be considered
  • Strong commercial acumen and excellent negotiation skills with exposure to complex supplier relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and structured - strong time management skills
  • Computer literacy and highly numerate

This is a brilliant role which offers a starting salary of £31,500 as well as a bonus and a strong benefits package.

If working for a leading retailer with unparalleled progression opportunities appeals to you, then don't hesitate to apply.

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.