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The People Group are delighted to be assisting this leading marketing firm in Belfast, not far from the City Centre, with the recruitment of a Buyer. Join this dynamic team and develop strong relationships with some of the world key brands.

Reporting to the Commercial Director and liaising with the Trading Director you will become the conduit between our internal functions and our principals. The successful candidate will be responsible for every aspect of the principal relationship, including buying, implementing, and negotiating pricing for NPD, execution of principal business plans and working closely with all parties to further exploit opportunities. You will have significant scope and autonomy to make your presence felt

About You:

  • A minimum of 3 years previous experience in a similar role or experience of managing complex Supplier portfolios.
  • Strong commercial acumen to enable development of commercial propositions which can be developed into joint business plans and implementable in outlet execution plans.
  • The use of data to identify buying trends
  • Confidence in your own ability to make the right commercial calls
  • Understanding and confidence with P&L management and with management of both volume and profit forecasting processes.
  • Strong selling and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills to enable the development of highly effective internal and external partnerships.
  • A highly developed influencing style and comfortable with constructively challenging and being challenged.
  • Proficient in personal planning and time management.
  • Experience of budgetary management – trade investment.
  • Experience in category development or customer category development.
  • Experience from a complex distribution business or solutions provider.
  • Demonstrates integrity, resilience, and energy to thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates strategic thinking and a passion to win attitude

Location:  Belfast  - Hybrid 

Salary: Competitive

Job Ref: 8876BF

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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