1 month ago

Ref: BBBH35731







Role Profile

An exciting opportunity, with significant headroom for growth. We are looking for a Buyer who will continue to drive our market share and who will work with the procurement team to deliver an exciting own-label offering that constantly delights and engages our customers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a business with ambitious growth plans and be involved in defining both the category and supplier strategy to deliver this.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive sales and profit in line with operating plan budgets
  • Drive market share performance
  • Lead category buying team in delivery of commercial objectives
  • Lead relationship with suppliers through effective commercial management
  • Prepare and agree category plan with Management Team through analysis of customer insight, sales and trends
  • Set effective range strategies to optimise selling format and product choice, understanding space requirements
  • Set clear range and price architecture
  • Ensure commercial strategy is in line with the business' key values and compliant to legal requirements
  • Set effective promotional and marketing plan in line with Food Group plan
  • Deliver targeted % of newness
  • Drive efficiency improvements with supply base and deliver cost out
  • Compliance with the financial control process for Supplier contributions

Key Skills

  • Good team player and also able to act autonomously once directed.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Good knowledge and understanding across IT sub-categories.
  • Ability to compute complex data and information effectively and present the outputs clearly.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a global organisation.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Sound understanding of project management principles and capacity to manage project milestones, timelines, resources, and costs.
  • Sound logical, analytical, and quantitative skills.

Client information

Our client is a quick commerce food retailer.

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