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Buying Manager / Trading Manager - RETAIL

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum per year

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Marketing
  • Contact: Kate Siegel
  • Contact Email: katesiegel@betterplaced.com
  • Client: Client A1 Better Placed
  • Expiry Date: 23 October 2022
  • Job Ref: KS/Buyers_1663937916

We're working with a great retail client (well known household name) based near the South Coast (near Bristol / Dorset / Devon) who are seeking new additions to their Buying Team. The role sit within the category team and they spend their time managing specific divisions within the retail categories. Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver the sales and margin targets for your category
  • Develop a rolling 12 month Trading Plan, and take measures to react to market opportunities and impacts
  • Work with the Category Manager to create and deliver a Category Plan
  • Identify and propose range, price, and promotional opportunities, based on consumer understanding and financial viability, and that deliver our customer promises of Convenience, Vale, and Product Leadership
  • Developing range propositions
  • Manage local supplier relationships and negotiate support / cost prices with these local vendors
  • Involvement in financial budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Continuously monitor market and consumer trends

You will be working with a super team - growing well and super busy but very welcoming. You will need to be in the office for 3 days a week and will receive a great salary of between £40-£50k.