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Remote Working
Remote Working
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

Our client:

  • Extremely successful online retailer with a clear mission and values based on the environment and sustainability.
  • Significantly growing they are at the forefront of the market
  • With a fantastic culture role is ideal for a buying professional who wants to progress their career in a growing business with a fantastic customer reputation
  • Genuine opportunity to be part of the growth and expansion of a market challenging brand.

The role:

  • As Buyer you will have P&L for the grocery category. You will develop, implement, and review a trading strategy developing innovative buying strategies which exceed customer expectations.
  • The buyer will work with suppliers on category reviews, joint business planning, pricing & promotional strategies etc
  • The Buyer will be responsible for ensuring that the supply base and the product range is optimized using data and analysis to maximize performance and drive sales, profitability and market share
  • Negotiating with suppliers you will agree and deliver market leading joint business plans aligned to customer and wider commercial strategy. You will identify opportunities to improve all-in-margin and will manage and review the performance of a complex supplier base to drive engagement and performance.
  • The Buyer will source new and innovative ranges and product innovation that exceeds customers' expectations that is first to market. In addition, you will develop innovative own brand ranges
  • As Buyer you will be accountable for revenue generation across supplier income, over riders etc
  • You will co-ordinate the customer journey and trade marketing on the website for grocery to maximise sales

Ideal candidate:

  • This Buyer role is ideal for a commercial individual who has food buying experience gained from UK food retail. This may be in buying or trading. You could also be working in sales/category for a UK FMCG organisation
  • You must be able to analyze complex sets of data and have good project management experience
  • It is essential to be able to demonstrate hands on buying and have negotiated directly with suppliers. You must be able to show good commercial acumen, strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with excellent communication skills
  • In addition, you will demonstrate a passion for the customer and a flair for commerciality
  • You will thrive in working in a fast-growing ecommerce business as part of a small but growing team

Benefits & details:

  • You will thrive in fast paced ecommerce environment as part of a close-knit growing team
  • Excellent package - up to £35000 plus benefits
  • Location - Home based with travel once a month

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/16510/7. Confidentiality assured.

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  • Job Reference: 704561298-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Seven
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent