Buyer - Beers, wines & spirits

Location
Southampton
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
02 Nov 2018
Ref
13956088/001
Contact
Jack Clements
Function
Buyer
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent

This role as a Buyer - Beers, wines & spirits (BWS) in Southampton is a great opportunity to join a fantastic business with lots of scope for future development and growth. They are one of the market leaders in there field and are continuing to out perform YOY.

Client Details

The client are a well known, branded FMCG Retail and Wholesale Business based in Southampton. They have a great reputation in the industry with both customers and suppliers a like have recently experienced significant growth both organically and through acquisition, showing they are serious about expanding their footprint and market share.

Description

As Buyer - Beers, wines & spirits , you will be responsible for

Leading the BWS category, in terms of strategy, commercial performance, supplier acquisition and negotiation and team managementLiaising with senior management team to present strategy and enlist assistance from relevant support functionsDriving category growth, through exclusive partnerships, specialist products and value adds to improve customer proposition and acquisition.Recruiting, managing and upskilling your subordinates in the BWS team and ensuring they are fully briefed and prepared to complete tasks at the optimal level

Profile

The Successful Buyer - Beers, wines & spirits will

Have a great BWS network, having worked in this category previously and within RetailHave great experience within buying, having progressed to a senior leadership position in their career, managing teams and category strategyBe an extremely strong stake holder manager, both internally and externally, working through to MD/CEO level when required.Have the drive and eagerness to succeed and deliver growth where possible and have a creative flair when spotting commercial opportunities.Want to work in an exciting growing retailer.

Job Offer

£40,000 - £45,000 + fantastic benefits

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