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Buying Manager - Beer, Wine & Spirits

Job Title: Buying Manager - Beer, Wine & Spirits
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55 - £65K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88922
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 01, 2012 17:30

Job Description

A global retail giant is looking to recruit a Buying Manager to oversee its Beers, Wines & Spirits function. You will be responsible for the buying, supply and development of the range of BWS to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. The Buying Manager will also 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 * Be responsible for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales The ideal candidate will have: * A degree or equivalent * An extensive background within Buying, preferably within Beer, Wine & Spirits * First class negotiation with a real eye for commercially viable products * The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment * Excellent interpersonal skills In return, the Buying Manager will receive an attractive wage package and car allowance. If you feel that you are suitably skilled and able to take on this challenging and rewarding role, please apply now with an up to date CV.