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Bestway Wholesale
YO19 5RY, York
Competitive, plus company benefits
Closing date
11 May 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join our Trading team to help develop and drive category plans whilst working with a Category Manager on developing your skill sets! This is a great development role within a hands-on role that can lead on to opportunities within the wider trading team.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver an effective category management plan that delivers all key targets including sales, category growth, and agreed margin requirements for both wholesale and retail
  • Develop, implement, and maintain all company ways of working including following pricing and promotional strategies in line with company strategies
  • Develop and drive category and promotional plans
  • Collaborate with operations to ensure effective range management and innovation reflecting market and consumer trends
  • Build strong working relationships with suppliers, demonstrating versatility in negotiating style and the ability to construct joint business plans
  • Monitor all category and supplier performance, understand customer and consumer responses
  • Working marketing to enable them with the necessary tools and information to execute the offer to a high standard

About you

  • Good communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and understand data
  • Strong IT skills in; Excel, Powerpoint and PowerBI would be a benefit
  • Proactive and self-motivated as well as the ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build positive supplier relationships
  • Confident negotiator
  • Passionate about products and able to take pride in their work
  • Experience within a food and drink industry would be a benefit

What next?

If you are looking to launch, or grow, an exciting career in a company that values progression and development! Choose “Apply now” to fill out our short application and submit your CV!

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