Trading Manager - Food

Recruiter
Location
West London
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + package
Posted
06 Jun 2017
Closes
06 Jul 2017
Ref
J10274
Contact
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trading Manager

West London

Up to £45000 plus package

Our client a Major Retail organisation are now seeking a dynamic, and forward thinking Commercial manager to join the team.

You will play a key role in developing relationships with the regional divisions,stakeholders and suppliers, sourcing and developing branded products and ranges to meet commercial requirements within the frozen and wine categories.

Key duties include:

Develop, review and deliver national terms and agreements, negotiating best price and added value

Analyse supplier promotions and marketing plans

Build strong relationships with the regional teams and key stakeholders to deliver trading plans

Analyse market trends ensuring trading plans match with market needs

Plan and negotiate budgets driving performance and growth

Drive category growth in relation to category business plans, via promotional and sales plans.

Person Specification:

Graduate or equivalent

Proven experience of buying and/or selling products within a fmcg, foodservice, retail or wholesale organisation

Communicate, negotiate and manage a large supplier base achieving measurable benefits and objectives

Proven experience of building effective relationships with individuals and groups with differing needs and for whom there is no line authority