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Job Description:

As a Traine Buyer you will deliver the sales and margin targets area’s given responsibility for on your category. Working alongside the Category Manager to develop a rolling 12-month Trading Plan, and taking measures to react to market opportunities and impacts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will deliver the sales and margin targets area’s given responsibility for on your category.
  • Being aware of commercial planning schedules and ensure all deadlines are planned for and met. This will include, for example, completing nomination templates, and supporting with proofing and re-pricing activity.
  • Part of the role is working alongside the Category Manager to develop a rolling 12-month Trading Plan, and take measures to react to market opportunities and impacts.
  • You will work with the Kingfisher Group to develop and innovate our range proposition and manage local supplier relationships to negotiate support / cost prices with these local vendors.
  • Will need be involved in financial budgeting and forecasting activities and continuously monitoring the market and consumer trends, acting on insight to ensure Screwfix always deliver for our Trade customers.
  • Reviewing competitor activity, in terms of product offering, pricing and promotional / in store activity with the category manager to carry out range reviews and promotional activities.
  • You will identify and propose range, price, and promotional opportunities based on consumer understanding and financial viability. That deliver our customer promises of Convenience, Value, and Product Leadership.
  • Working closely with the Category Manager to create and deliver a Category Plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Strategic sales management, understands seasonality, price perception
  • Clear understanding of how to develop and deliver commercial concepts
  • Accurate and numerate, with attention to detail to be able to challenge and spot errors
  • Customer focused
  • Analytical; able to produce, interpret and draw conclusions from data
  • Strong commercial awareness, with a creative eye for product and trends
  • Clear understanding of financial reporting
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and skilled with Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding of all sales channels
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous commercial experience in a retail environment
  • Experience working within a face-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Previous work experience within a Buying Head Office
  • Retail Trading experience, either as a buyer or similar
  • Systems orientated with an experience of SAP and other data centres an advantage

Job Details:

Company: Screwfix

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Aylesbury, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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