Beer Buyer

North Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH24096

£26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus

Role Title

Beer Buyer

Yorkshire

£26-30k + bonus

Role Profile

Our client, a leading online FMCG retailer based in Yorkshire, is looking to appoint a Beer Buyer to join their growing team. After several years' exceptional growth, the business is expanding the teams further so this is a role you can really put your mark on. They are an exciting northern E-Commerce start-up with global insight who can offer further development opportunities.

Your new role will involve; leading a category to deliver against core KPI's involving range selection and rotation, managing supplier relationships, managing stock inventory and depletion and developing new products and categories. This is an exciting opportunity where you will play a key part in driving revenue to achieve profitability goals for the year. The role entails both strategic planning and generating ideas and new categories/brands which will unlock huge aspirations for growth.

Responsibilities

  • Owning the KPIs for the category
  • Selecting appropriate range, negotiating pricing, agreeing activity plans and promotions
  • Full P&L responsibility, improving profitability on the range and managing mix
  • Leading product development of new lines, including gifting
  • Owning existing and new supplier relationships
  • Be prepared to "roll your sleeves up" and perform any other duties

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Currently working as a Junior Buyer or Buyer is essential
  • Ability to work autonomously with huge appetite for growth
  • A great communicator, working multi-functionally
  • Highly numerate and commercial, with previous P&L ownership essential
  • Supplier relationship management and negotiation skills
  • An interest or knowledge in Beer is advantageous (plus a willingness to learn very quickly!)
  • A creative thinker, and able to recognise new trends for new Gift ideas
  • Occasional travel will be required

Client information

Our client is a leading online FMCG retailer based in Yorkshire

Remuneration
£26-30k + bonus

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