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Retail Buying Director | Food/FMCG | £100k+

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Retail Buying Director | Food/FMCG | £100k+

  • Location:

    East Midlands, England

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  • Contact:

    Tom Edmondson-Matthews

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

Are you an experienced retail buyer looking to take a step up in your career and take on a bigger remit? Or, are you an experienced retail buying director looking for a new challenge? If the answer is yes to either of those questions, we want to hear from you.

About our Client:

Our client is a leading UK retailer who work hard to offer the best possible range of products to their customers. With many awards under their belts, they continue to deliver great products and ever competitive prices. With the retail environment under growing pressure they operate a very efficient and cost effective model to pass savings onto the consumers and take control of their market share.

About the Job:

You will utilise your retail buying expertise to continue to drive performance across your team and categories. You will be a dynamic leader and a real influencer of internal and external stakeholders. You will have a proven track record of delivering commercial wins, as well as being able to show the ability to lead a team. You will be very commercially savvy as well as having a broad technical and NPD understanding. You will be able to make decisions keeping the customers in mind and work with suppliers to develop a range that appeals to shoppers.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in retail buying and you will have consistently delivered results throughout your career to date. You will be a strong negotiator, a team leader and a real influencer.

Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have great commercial acumen, have a proven track record as a buyer and understand the retail supply chain. You will also need to be hard working, willing to go the extra mile and have experience in driving a commercial strategy for a category.

Application Process:

The successful candidate will progress through multiple interview stages and will include numerical testing and a presentation. This process can take time to complete. If you feel you have the required background and skills, please click apply now. To discuss this role in more detail prior to submitting your application, please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM12045