Buyer - Food - #242540


Date: Jun 24, 2022
City: Yeadon, England
Contract type: Full time

  • Job Title :

    Buyer - Food

  • Location:

    Asda House - Leeds

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  • Salary:

    Competitive salary plus benefits

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  • Closing Date:

    8 July 2022

Job Advert

Are you an experienced Buying Manager looking for an opportunity to work with some of the UKs best loved brands?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Buying Manager to join our team in the Non-Ed trading function, here at Asda House! This role sits within the high growth Household category and you will be tasked with a diverse and challenging product portfolio across Laundry.

Your role

As the Laundry 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 buying or account management

  • 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.

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 days per week

You will also 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.

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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