Who says a great career comes with a price?
As you negotiate with, and manage suppliers and identify cost effective sourcing routes, you’ll help us to deliver on a mission that matters: helping our customers to live well for less. After all, customers are at the heart of everything we do. You’ll help make sure we do the right things.
With support from Junior and Assistant Buyers, you’ll define and carry out the sourcing and selection strategy for Womenswear bottoms and denim. Getting a fair price for customers is key, so negotiation will be an important part of your job. But there’s plenty more to it. Working closely with the Merchandising Team, you’ll help to develop joint business plans with suppliers. Together with the Merchandising team, you’ll make sure we buy the right mix of good, better and best products, in the right amounts. And you’ll help us to achieve our targets for pricing and promotion.
At Sainsbury’s, talent gets the stage it deserves. Which means if you deliver the goods, you’ll enjoy great opportunities to develop. So, what will you need to thrive here? You’ll have previous buying experience in a related category. If you’ve delivered a profitable range within a fast-moving retail environment, you could be right up our street. You’ll certainly be a commercial thinker with good market and consumer knowledge. Crucially, you’re an influential and engaging communicator, with ability to manage both suppliers and junior colleagues.