Buying Manager - Leeds
Are you an experienced Buyer looking for your next role?
We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced buyer / sales individual to join our non-edible team, specifically within household.
The household category has a mixture of well-known brands and a large own label presence. It is a highly competitive market with the discounters ever growing in this area.
You will be responsible for buying one household category, which contains several sub-categories. You will manage daily/weekly admin such as Pricing, Promotion's and the P&L.
You would be working with some of the largest suppliers within the FMCG industry as well as continuing to manage strategic own label partnerships. Small suppliers also play a key role within this area with their constant pipeline of innovation.
The category has over 200 sku's and requires careful JBP management, relationship building, range building and an eye for product as there is a constant flow of innovation in the market.
You will be joining the team at an exciting time as we are building our E2E strategy which will land in 2021, along with also planning for the 2022 range changes.
You will need to have a natural ability to negotiate with big brands, be collaborate and nurture smaller suppliers, can multi-task, forward plan, and work cross functionally.
- A sound understanding of the customer and a passion for great customer service.
- A passion for driving the category.
- Strong negotiation skills and the ability to manage and influence a diverse global supplier base.
- High level of analytical capability and ability to make the complex simple.
If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days per week
You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-
- Discretionary company bonus
- Company pension up to 7% matched
- 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.
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.