Category Buying Manager - Grocery

Cheshire Permanent £80,000 - £100,000 per year
  • Exciting Category to manage within a Leading Food Retail Group
  • True Category Management, full autonomy !

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established retail organisation, boasting a sizeable network of stores across the UK. They pride themselves on their commitment to quality and their dedication to providing exceptional customer service.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement strategic buying plans for the grocery category.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers and negotiate contracts to ensure cost-effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders within the business to identify procurement needs and opportunities for improvement.
  • Analyse market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
  • Coordinate with the supply chain team to ensure a smooth flow of goods to the business.
  • Ensure compliance with the company's procurement policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the procurement team.
  • Carry out risk management for supply contracts and agreements.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Category Buying Manager should have:

  • Degree-level education in Business, Supply Chain, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes in the retail industry.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, with a focus on the grocery category.
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities, with a strategic approach to problem-solving.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £80,000-£100,000+package

We encourage professionals who are passionate about procurement and the retail industry to apply. This role based in Deeside offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our client's ongoing success and growth.

Tom Wowk
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0410

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Tom Wowk
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0410
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