Category Managers for Grocery, Impulse and Frozen
Location: Head Office in Park Royal, London.
Salary: £28k-£40k PA DOE + bonus, healthcare, pension scheme
Bestway Wholesale Trading Team is Recruiting!
Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler. Our mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’. With 58 depots spanning the length and breadth of the UK, Bestway Wholesale is a supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers and 40,000 catering and foodservice operators. We have scale and purchasing power to help our customers compete in an ever-changing market. In addition to supplying to thousands of convenience stores, Bestway wholesale also operates the award-winning Best-one symbol group which has 1,400 members across the country and over 3,500 independent retailers have chosen our depot-run promotion club, Xtra Local, as their retail club of choice.
Bestway have recently acquired the Costcutter retail group, moving our annual wholesale turnover to £3b per year. This acquisition has created some exciting roles that we are looking to recruit talented, dynamic and driven individuals with a passion for the ever-changing world of retail and wholesale
About the role
You will be responsible for growing the sales and margins of allocated categories. You will achieve this by creating the best offer for our customers and negotiating the best prices and terms with our suppliers. Working closely with Supply Chain and Operations you will maintain excellent service levels to our customers to maximise our sales and profits.
You will currently be operating as a Category Manager, Buyer or a Senior Category/Buying Assistant who is able to demonstrate you are ready for the next step in your career.