Category Buyer

Location
Surrey
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP42000 per annum +
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Ref
13859666/001
Contact
Thomas Willis
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global FMCG business require a buyer to join their team. They are looking for a number of buyers due to the rapid growth of the team and business unit.

Client Details

A global business and the leader in its industry. Due to a recent acquisition and the development of a new business function, it is a great time to join this business.

Description

  • Develop category strategies which deliver agreed targets
  • Manage the impact of inflation to agreed targets
  • Monitor & where appropriate rationalise supplier base
  • Manage and rationalise product ranges in order to drive efficiency's and maximise growth
  • Maximise the best commercial results for the business, whilst managing the individual business sector requirements

Profile

  • Ambitious high performer with excess enthusiasm, energy and resilience
  • Commercial outlook, exceptional communicator and influence
  • Previous experience in a large company with a diverse customer base and wide service offering

    • Category knowledge and experience

    • Prior experience of change programmes to deliver benefits

  • Understands the principles of category management

Job Offer

Competitive salary