Waitrose Head Office in Bracknell are looking for some self motivated and well-organised assistant buyers to join their team.
We currently have 6 fantastic opportunities that we are advertising for on a 12 month contact:
Assistant Buyer, Gift Food and Seasonal Assistant Buyer, Grocery Assistant Buyer, General Merchandise Assistant Buyer, Tobacco Assistant Buyer, Deli
Please state which roles you are interested in when completing your application form.
You will be assisting the Buyer to deliver a distinctive, authoritative assortment that will maximise sales and profit contribution. Maintains effective partnerships with suppliers and monitors their performance, recommending corrective action to the Buyer when necessary in order to deliver performance targets. Processes product samples to meet range development deadlines and regularly visits Branches to share best practice and feedback.
You will support the buyer in the delivery of the Buying calendar to drive profitable sales through the development of insight-led innovative and competitive assortments for Waitrose customers which deliver the category plan, in collaboration with key stakeholders. Build and develop the commercial relationships between Waitrose and suppliers and be ambassadors of the Partnership values.
We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
Required essential experience skills and qualifications
Communication at all levels of the business Buying experience
Required desirable experience skills and qualifications