Category Buying Manager - VAP

Cheshire Permanent £65,000 - £75,000 per year
  • Leading Food Retailer, managing a highly influential category!
  • True Category Management, full autonomy !

About Our Client

Our client is a large-scale retail company that operates across the UK. With a focus on providing high-quality products to consumers, they have established a strong presence in the market and are recognised for their extensive range of products. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that is committed to excellence in the retail industry.

Job Description

  • Oversee the procurement and supply chain for the VAP sector
  • Optimise the product range to meet consumer demands
  • Manage supplier relationships and negotiate contracts
  • Drive category performance through effective planning and strategy implementation
  • Coordinate with internal teams to ensure product availability
  • Monitor market trends and consumer behaviour
  • Ensure compliance with industry and company standards
  • Develop and implement category strategies that align with the company's objectives

The Successful Applicant

A successful Category Buying Manager should have:

  • A degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
  • Experience in procurement and category management in the retail industry
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Ability to manage supplier relationships effectively
  • Excellent analytical skills to drive category performance
  • Understanding of market trends and consumer behaviour

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £65,000-75,000 per annum

Join our team and contribute to our continued success in the retail industry. We look forward to receiving your application.

Contact
Tom Wowk
Quote job ref
JN-062024-6443325
Phone number
+44 161 829 0410

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Subsector
Direct Procurement
Sector
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Cheshire
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Tom Wowk
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0410
Job reference
JN-062024-6443325