Trading Controller

Posted 3 September by FMCGCONSULTANCG
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Trading Controller-FMCG Drinks Wholesaler

London

£50,000-£60,000 plus benefits

My client is one of the UK’s largest drink & food wholesalers, as the Trading Controller, you will take the lead in negotiating commercial and contractual terms for purchases nationally.

Key Responsibilities:

· Leading, managing and developing the buying team.

· Managing the trading performance of the company, including maximising sales, margin, profit and product availability.

· Leading negotiations with suppliers to achieve the best deal to maximise over-riders, promotional rebates, listings and marketing fees and agree supplier partnerships through JBPs to support the company’s growth plans.

· Maintaining robust systems to ensure maximum revenues achieved from supplier agreements and income targets are met.

· Developing strong effective relationships with suppliers, customers and other stake holders.

· Developing and executing the pricing strategy and full category promotional activities to maintain the competitive edge.

· Developing the product categories and range to cater for changing market trends and diversify into new markets.

· Monitoring and evaluating performance against budget including sales and profits.

· Trading and deal hunting.

Essential skills & experience you must have:

  • Similar previous FMCG buying experience from foodservice/wholesale

Reference: 40820952

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