Category Buying

London, London
£30,000 - £45,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Category Buying
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Job Type: Full Time

Our company client is widely respected retail organisation who are currently looking to hire an efficient and dynamic Category Buyer to join their team based in Central London. This is a unique opportunity to join a forward thinking organization who truly invests in their people and future.

Main responsibilities and measures will cover:

* Develop relationship with key suppliers through effective commercial management
* Drive sales and profit in line with operating plan budgets
* Prepare and agree category plan with Management Team through analysis of customer insight, sales and trends
* Set clear range and price strategies to optimise product choice, understanding space requirements
* Set effective promotional and marketing plan

Background and competencies required for this job:

* Good understanding of purchasing processes and practices in a fast moving retail/service organisation
* Excellent planning, organisation, commercial awareness, analytical and negotiation skills
* Degree level education or equivalent
* A minimum of 1 years' successful related experience in FMCG and retail procurement
* Strong communication and influencing skills
* Strong computer skills - Excel / PowerPoint/ word

Keywords: Buyer, Food, FMCG, Purchasing

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.