Group Buying Director GBD/896/06
Retail - Sales - Marketing, PR & Advertising
£110k - £130k

Job Title: 
Group Buying Director GBD/896/06
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
Retail
Sales
Marketing, PR & Advertising
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£110k - £130k
Bonus: 
Full executive package. Uncapped personal bonus
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
GBD/896/06
About this position: 

 

Our client is a leading British Variety Retail Group with a rapidly growing presence in the UK and now, across Europe. Due to such growth and a period of corporate transformation, they are looking to appoint a group buying director for the first time.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the board you will design and deliver a group buying strategy for the first time covering all categories.

 

  • Will work closely alongside both UK and International suppliers and peers to ensure group profit and market share growth targets are achieved and exceeded.

 

  • You will be a key member of the trading team as they expand into new private label markets.

 

  • Will lead and mentor a multifunctional team with 6 direct reports during a period of change and assist where required in the overall success of the group.
The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated with the ability to prove you can significantly increase business performance through the deployment of your strategy.

 

  • With excellent communication skills you will be capable of creating lasting mutually beneficial relationships with a global supplier base.

 

  • Will be keen to join a British retail group in a growth environment who are focussed on delivering exceptional customer service levels