Category Manager / Category Controller / Buyer Retail / FMCG

Easyweb Agency
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Manager / Category Controller / Buyer (Retail / FMCG)

Do you want to join one of the largest and most forward thinking family-owned retail businesses in the UK? Our client has grown from humble beginnings and now employs more than 7000 people, and a turnover of £1 billion.

Location: West Midlands or South Wales (Commutable from Birmingham, Stourbridge, Dudley, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Pontypridd, Cardiff, Barry and surrounding area’s)
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week, 9am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday
Salary: circa £50K + company car / car allowance
Benefits: Staff Discount, Company Pension Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Additional Holidays, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Life Cover, Employee Volunteering opportunities.

In this role, you will be negotiating with a range of suppliers, whilst managing and developing supplier relationships. You’ll deliver annual sales, profit and supplier income in line with agreed budgets and interpret market research activity, recommending any improvements that could be made.

The Category Manager / Buyer will devote time to agreeing Joint Business & Promotional Plans, including the control of product pricing.

To be considered for this role you will be required to hold a full UK drivers licence as well has having experience of category management or buying experience with grocery / retail or FMCG market place. Any experience of managing drink categories would be highly desirable but is not essential.

If you are interested or have experience in the following then please apply today: Trading Controller, Supplier Management, Stock Control, Buyer, Wholesale, FMCG, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Retail Procurement, Category Manager, National Account Manager, Convenience Store Purchasing, Trading Controller, Food Retail, Retail Buying Manager, Purchaser, Soft Drinks, Wines & Spirits, Trading Manager, Supermarket, Grocery etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Agency, the services advertised by EasyWeb Agency are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.