Buyer (Groceries)

London, UK
Posted 10 days ago
Full time

Job description

\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eAbout the role\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003eAs a Buyer for groceries, you will be responsible for the sourcing, buying and selling of the highest quality products, sold in our foods section at Harrods. You will spend time building relationships with different suppliers, understanding the customer, and always be on the lookout for new and exquisite products to wow our customers. In this role, you will continuously analyse range performance and have a clear oversight of trends and opportunities in the market.\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eAbout you\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003eOur ideal candidate will have extensive experience in buying ideally in ambient, long life, and pre-packaged goods within a luxury brand. The role will include supply management, price architecture, range building and merchandise management. You'll have the ability to build and develop relationships with stakeholders, as well as the ability to work cross functionally across a large team with multiple stakeholders and suppliers. You'll have strong demonstrable Persuasion \u0026 Influencing skills, with the ability to present.\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003eYou will have strong commercial acumen, with proven knowledge of emerging trends and opportunities using competitor market analysis and internal CRM data. Leadership experience will also be beneficial to succeed in this role, as you will be accountable for driving and delivering financial KPI's, as well as delivering store development projects.\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan\u003eOur Promise to You\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAt Harrods, we pride ourselves on challenging conventional thinking and doing the seemingly impossible for customers. Share our positive approach and this will be a defining career move. You will gain experience across the business and have the freedom to make connections the way you want. Plus, you will be close to the heart of our creative team in which each week brings something new.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFor our part, we will recognise your ideas with excellent opportunities for long-term career progress, plus a strong package. This includes a generous pension, up to 33% discount on instore shopping and 50% off work clothes, 22 days' holiday and your birthday off.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUniquely You\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAt Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan\u003eIf you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e

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