Asda

Buying Manager - Leeds

Recruiter
Asda
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted
05 Jan 2021
Closes
02 Feb 2021
Ref
11131
Job Type
Full Time
Buying Manager - Leeds

Are you an experienced Buying Manager?  

Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the UKs best loved brands? 

Do you have excellent commercial awareness and strong analytical skills? 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join our team in the Edible Grocery trading function, here at Asda House! This role sits within the high growth Impulse Grocery category and you will be tasked with a diverse and challenging product portfolio across Biscuits.  

You will get an excellent benefits package including: 

    5,700 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus Company pension up to 7% matched 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards. 

As the Biscuits Buying Manager, you will work collaboratively with key suppliers and with internal stakeholders alike in order to deliver sales, pricing and growth ahead of the market while helping to manage the category P&L. 

You will negotiate and deliver business plans as well as understand customers and implement strategies that meets their needs. 

You will also need to understand, track & negotiate around key commodities and deliver cost to serve programmes with suppliers to ensure great value for our customers. 

About you 

    Previous experience in a similar role Strong awareness of customer requirements, market trends and competitor ranges Ability to identify strategic opportunities and innovative product ideas Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence a diverse, branded supplier base. 

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves. 

 

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