Calling all ambitious senior buying professionals! We are recruiting for an exceptional and committed buying leader to join our Bromborough based client's team as their new Buying Manager. This is an exciting and demanding role.
The successful candidate will perform a variety of duties as follows:
You’ll drive exceptional performance through our values in line with our strategic goals
You’ll be responsible for developing and delivering the purchasing strategy
We are looking for a truly aspirational leader who is passionate about developing others and achieving success
You will actively contribute to overall business strategy development, execution and together with the team accountable for overall business results
Responsibility of all purchasing for a £30M company
You will be managing a team of four
Grocery, frozen and chill portfolio. Portfolio of 20,000 lines
Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them.
Work on exclusive agreements and terms with different manufacturers for various markets.
Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
Complete plans for promotions, rebates, discounts
Set and deliver company KPI’s
Regular reporting, forecasting and budget management
Experience across a broad range of buying channels is essential along with evidence of success
Good people skills with a sound work ethic
Candidates must be organised with strong attention to detail combined with a passion for brands and food