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Buying Manager / Trading Manager - RETAIL

Bristol, Somerset
£40,000 to £50,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

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.

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  • Job Reference: 699492723-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Better Placed Limited
    Better Placed Limited
  • Location: Bristol, Somerset
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent