Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 pa
Reference: LG / BBBH12751
Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: 15/10/2020
Brewster Partners have an excellent opportunity for a Junior Buyer to join a rapidly growing FMCG company. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be managing and negotiating with multiple suppliers and managing spend for a range of products. You will take responsibility for all commercial aspects of the supplier relationship.
- Work on developing a procurement strategy for a category of spend
- Negotiate and award contracts
Manage existing contracts maximising value
- Analysis and reporting of weekly sales
- Identifying patterns, reacting to change and forecasting sales to maximise category opportunities
- The planning and prioritisation of periodic reviews for products within the category
- Create and circulate out of stock reports and adjust product availability on the website accordingly.
- Manage the accuracy of pricing in internal systems including the cost of goods, list price, promotional pricing and appropriate retrospective rebate billing.
- Track and maintain technical documentation and listing forms for goods purchased.
- Ensure that all documentation and records are fit for audit purposes.
Skills and experience required:
- University Degree or equivalent qualification
- A proven ability to develop positive working relationships across the business and with suppliers
- Experience of undertaking and presenting competitor and market trend analysis
- Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
- Commercially and financially astute
- The ability to work as a part of a team and on own initiative
- Exceptional time management and organisational skills
- Able to work under pressure to deadlines
- Strong attention to detail, numerate and analytical
- Microsoft Excel & Word skills
£22,000 - £25,000 pa
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group
T: 01332 982 010
M: 07858 518 396
To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting "Vacancy: Junior Buyer, Reference: LG / BBBH12751". Thank you for your interest.