Buyer - Grocery Retail

Buyer - Grocery Retail

Job Title: Buyer - Grocery Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SM809A
Contact Name: Sam Musgrave
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 02, 2018 15:31

Job Description

One of the UK’s leading grocery retailers are currently searching for an ambitious and driven buyer to take overall responsibility for certain grocery categories and continually develop and improve key supplier relationships.

You will ensure the product range within the category is optimised and be involved in supplier account management and negotiation, you will also oversee Assistant Buyers who are responsible for pricing, promotions and range management.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a trading, buying or category management role – preferably within an FMCG or retail business. You must demonstrate excellent negotiation skills, proven record of achieving results, strong analytical abilities and be able to communicate and influence at all levels both internally and externally.

As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including car allowance, company bonus scheme, a contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, flexible benefits scheme, free parking onsite and much more!