Senior Buyer - Wine

Vertex Resourcing
Greater London
£75,000 + 10% Bonus
Closing date
6 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job Details

Key Skills & Exp:

  • Significant retail wine buying experience
  • WSET L4 Wine Diploma or MW
  • Classic france, US and NZ playbook
  • Solid negotiator and empathetic leader

Job Description:

If you’re all about wine (buying … not just drinking) this is a dream opportunity to not only join one of the most progressive, uniquely positioned retail organisations but also to pipeline yourself for the big job (director of).

This is no small task and whilst we’ll reward well, we’re looking for passion in bucket loads combined with a solid sourcing background in the wine industry gained in a big ticket retail environment.

The role leads a small team and will look after a broad portfolio spanning France, US and NZ with a key hone in on Bordeaux, Rhone and Regional France – experience here is key.

Culturally then… just another corporate … HELL no! this is all about people, empowerment and ideation in every strand of the set up. This isn’t an interview snapshot, this is the real time picute.

A real CV boost with a great route up and a chance to work with a thoroughly nice, happy bunch in a flexible adult, apolitical environment delivering one of the most instantly recognisable physical and digital shopping experiences.

Key skills areas are:

·Wine sourcing guru

·Stakeholder management

·People leadership

Perks and Benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Awesome unrivalled staff discount
  • Funded Vocational Qualifications
  • Collaborative, progressive, merit culture



Since its creation in 2006, Vertex Resourcing has become the go-to partner both for organisations in the Consumer Goods industry and individuals looking to further their career in this exciting space.

Recruiting a broad range of roles across Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Insight, MS&P, Finance, HR, NPD, Buying, Supply Chain and Digital, we’re renowned for our close relationships and high quality / low volume approach.

We typically represent individuals and handle recruitment assignments across a broad salary range from £40,000 through to £150,000 but we’re always happy to talk to those with needs outside of this.

We’re well known for our straight talking, frank and uncomplicated approach – we don’t do templates / “one size fits all” but provide an individual service to maximise exposure individuals and businesses alike.

We’re proud to work for some of the biggest names in Consumer Goods but equally to have helped many organisations at the start of their journey from innovator led start ups through to SMEs and VC buyouts.

Our high standards of professional conduct are reinforced and recognised by our status as a full member.REC Logo

Interested in being a part of Vertex?.. We pride ourselves on what we give back to those who make us a success and recently placed in the Top 5 of "Hunted's Best UK Reward Structures"

If you'd like to talk further or find out more please get in touch! 

Find Us
Parc House
25-37 Cowleaze Road
Kingston Upon Thames
United Kingdom

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