Senior Buyer - Hospitality and Leisure

Hays Retail
England, North West England
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
04 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Laura Carter
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Buyer - Hospitality and Leisure. £45,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits. North West

Your new company
A leading entertainment company who prides itself on innovation and providing the best quality products for its customers, is looking for an experienced Buyer and Category Manager to join an enthusiastic and customer focused team. With a state of the art head office based in the North West of England you will join the team in playing a unique part in the success of the business.

Your new role
With the customer in mind you'll ensure that the retail strategy is delivered by the team. You will play a crucial role in managing your Supply base and develop joint business plans with suppliers. You'll be innovative in terms of growing sales and margin and developing category product ranges. Whilst managing supplier relationships, you'll also provide support to cross functional teams in the business. You'll lead the annual retail customer plan, drive performance and ensure all line manager responsibilities are met.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this exciting and challenging vacancy, you will be a Buyer and Category Manager, with extensive experience in a multi-site environment, preferably in retail / hospitality sectors. With a proven track record in New Product Development / Innovation (NPD / NPI) and your strong commercial awareness, you'll have a can-do attitude and thrive in a fast paced environment. You'll have the ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team. With your analytical mind you'll have knowledge of POS, Marketing and the customer journey.

What you'll get in return
You'll be entitled to a competitive basic salary of up to £55,000 dependant on experience, as well as a holiday allowance that increases with service, 10% bonus, healthcare, contributory pension and a host of other great benefits including significant discount at a number of leisure facilities throughout the UK.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in this fantastic role, please click apply now to forward and up to date copy of your CV or call us on 0161 228 6252. Due to the volume of applications if you do not receive a response in 14 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful. If this job isn't quite right for you are looking for a new job, please contact Laura Carter on 0161 228 6252 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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