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Buying Manager

Wirral

Published
20-10-2021
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Published:
20-10-2021
Expires:
03-11-2021
Job id:
LJA-82846333
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£55,000 - £65,000  per year
Job sector:
Finance & Accounting, Banking & Investments, Insurance

Our client, an ambitious family run food export business based on the Wirral, have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Buying Manager to join the team with the view of progressing into the role of Buying Director. This is an exciting yet demanding and important role within the company and the successful candidate will actively contribute to overall business strategy development, execution and together with the team accountable for overall business results. As Buying Manager, you will have experience across a broad range of buying channels and be able to drive exceptional performance through company values in line with strategic goals. Currently a finalist for 'Grocer Export Company of The Year' it's a great time to join a growing and ambitious business that align with your values and offers real scope for progression within the business.

They firmly believe that employees are a company's biggest asset which is why they work hard to keep a happy and productive workforce, with a number of staff incentives and benefits in place offering all employees the scope to advance further. The successful Buying Manager can expect to benefit from a competitive salary and generous benefits package, along with the opportunity to progress towards Director level in the near future.

Role:

This is an important role within the company and as Buying Manager you will actively contribute to overall business strategy development, execution and together with the team be accountable for overall business results. You will be responsible for developing and delivering the purchasing strategy, identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining great relationships with them.

Key Responsibilities:

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 for the business
You will actively contribute to overall business strategy development, execution and together with the team be accountable for overall business results
Responsibility of all purchasing for a £30M and growing organisation
You will be responsible for managing a small team
Managing grocery, frozen and chill portfolio of around 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 and discounts
Set and deliver company KPI's
Regular reporting, forecasting and budget management to senior stakeholders

Essential Skills:

Experience across a broad range of buying channels is essential along with evidence of success
We are looking for a truly aspirational leader who is passionate about developing others and achieving 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
IT literate and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Key Benefits:

Competitive Salary with bonus
Career Development Opportunities
Generous workplace pension
Regular team building and social staff events
Strong team structure with managers in position to support employees at all levels
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Practical information
Published:
20-10-2021
Expires:
03-11-2021
Job id:
LJA-82846333
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£55,000 - £65,000  per year
Job sector:
Finance & Accounting, Banking & Investments, Insurance
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