Senior Buying Manager, Ready Meals - Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date
31 May 2021

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Senior Buying Manager, Ready Meals - Leeds

Are you an experienced Buying Manager interested in the opportunity to drive major transformation across one of Britain's top retailers? 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buying Manager to join our team and play a key role in driving forward our Meal Solutions transformation.   The Meal Solutions category plays a critical role in the delivery of our strategic priority of broadening our customer appeal. 

Your Role 

The role covers the leadership of our Meal Solutions category which includes our Ready Meals, Pasta, Soups and Pizza business (including our Pizza counters operations).   We have a clear strategic focus to accelerate our market share from 11%  to 15%, through the revolution of our aisle and counters proposition, supported by exclusive branded partnerships.  

This unique role provides many opportunities to further develop both your technical and leadership skills as part of collaborative and innovative team that is committed to helping our customers save money and live better. You'll lead the team to deliver the category strategy, P&L, supplier partnerships  and JBP's whist delivering a step change in market share and the Asda food proposition in line with the 'Food for Tonight' strategy.   You will also play a pivotal role in working in partnership with our private label Food development team to transform our ranges in this space. 

About You 

    Relevant Senior Manager experience in buying or strategy, and have a real passion for driving sales, market share and outperforming profit targets A pro-active self-starter, a great communicator and have strong impact and influencing skills.  The ability to work and make decisions at pace, prioritise effectively, and engage stakeholders at all levels of the business across multiple functions.   Commercially astute, a strong negotiator and fluent in using data and customer insight to make informed decisions. 

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;- 

    8,000 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus Company pension 1.5 times colleagues contribution (Max 15%) 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. 



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