Role details

Senior Buyer BWS

West Yorkshire   •   £45,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Beers, Wines and Spirits Buyer or Senior Buyer role
  • Fast Paced , Strong negotiating environment

About Our Client

My client based in W. Yorkshire are a fast paced growing retailer within the convenience market. As they continue to grow they are looking to expand the current commercial team with a Buyer/ Senior Buyer looking after BWS. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing business and have the opportunity to make a difference

Job Description

  • Manage the P&L for a defined buying area
  • Manage a complex variety of supplier relationships
  • Deliver a customer facing offer balancing range, price and promotion
  • Execute the sourcing and selection strategy for a given range of products
  • Negotiate optimum product cost with suppliers
  • Identify most cost effective sourcing routes into the stores
  • Implement Pricing, Promotional & Ranging strategies as agreed by the Business Strategy
  • Know and understand the relevant retail market and the category performance within that
  • Liaise with Supply Chain and Retail colleagues to drive the product range
  • Product, Market and Consumer knowledge and market awareness
  • Negotiation knowledge & skills
  • Strong commercial skills and understanding of finance
  • Effective communicator and networker
  • Accountability for Results and ability to deliver
  • Strong team-working skills
  • Information Management & Analytic skills
  • Able to work under pressure

The Successful Applicant

As a Senior Buyer BWS you will have;

  • Buying background at Buyer or Senior Buyer level within ideally BWS, but my client is open to food or FMCG / General Merchandise within a retail environment
  • An excellent grasp of all elements of the commercial mix
  • Sound commercial judgment and clarity of thinking.
  • High energy and strong drive.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and persuade at senior levels.
  • The ability to take initiatives and objectives without constant referral.
  • To manage multiple tasks and perform under pressure

What's on Offer

For this Senior Buyer BWS you will receive an extremely attractive basic salary with car allowance, bonus and attractive package

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