Commercial Buyer

Posted 5 days ago by Macildowie Associates
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Job Summary
If you have been looking for your next challenge in Category Management and to be part of a highly motivated and industry leading team, then we might just have the role you've been looking for.
As a Category Buyer you will be responsible for strategic commodities within the company, taking ownership of the strategy, helping to support the Procurement Manager and wider team. The role is responsible for helping to define Category Strategy (product / service portfolio, pricing strategy, etc.) and proactively managing performance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Defining and Implementing strategies
Implementing promotional strategy per airline shop
Forecasting sales for new SKUs and/or per campaign.
Briefing Global Procurement on supplier tenders process
Analyse market and provide recommendations for category development
Deliver presentations on performance to key stakeholders
New supplier sourcing to provide innovation and category development
Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders

Educated to degree level (ideal)
Work Experience:
Relevant experience in a category management in an engineering business
Proven track record in buying, category management; ideally across multiple categories

Other Skills: (Certification, Licenses and Registration)
Tenacious and determined with a proven track record in driving projects and objectives
PC literate with strong proficiency in MS-Office
Valid UK driving license
Effective verbal and written communication skills in English, other European languages would be an advantage
Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales, multi-tasking and prioritising as appropriate

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