MERCHANDISING MANAGER

  • Selecting and developing profitable new product lines.
  • Managing relationship with suppliers and negotiating the reductions of goods sold cost.
  • Overall effectiveness of supply chain and cost management.
  • Leading and developing marketing plans.
  • Keep abreast of the current market trends, customer requirements and competitor activity to identify market opportunities.
  • Conducting range reviews and undertaking continuous improvement of the product offer through effective range analysis.
  • Creating effective relationships with outlet staff through regular telephone communication and visits.

Must to have:
  • Retail buying experience with relevant product category.
  • Prefably someone with ready-to-eat, bakery, or counterfood experience.
  • Account management skills and experience of working with large branded suppliers.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience of negotiating income and promotional support from Suppliers.
  • Understanding of Profit and Loss management.
  • Engaging and influential communication.
Good to have:
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to use data to drive business decisions.