Animal Health
Animal Health

Junior Buyer



We have a new role available to join the UK’s leading wholesaler of pet products as a Junior Buyer. This role comes as a result of significant growth for the business and will be joining an experience purchasing team.


  • and Joint Business plans to maximise sales, commercial income and margin and stock availability
  • Develop range plan’s and carry out range reviews to optimise ranging, utilising customer research, market data and Sales team feedback to meet overall strategy and drive category growth
  • Management of the Product life cycle and responsibility for ensuring right first-time data.
  • Continually review sales / stock reports and take appropriate action where necessary ·
  • Manage supplier promotional activity schedules across a range of suppliers to drive sales and profit and negotiate best pricing
  • Manage Supplier price changes and price monitoring v competition
  • Support key new product launches to the Sales teams

About You

  • Able to interpret high levels of numerical data and make quick decisions based on interpretation.
  • The ability to work at pace and with accuracy is critical for this role.
  • Articulate and able to communicate clearly in both verbal and written form, with confidence to interact with a diverse range of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis.
  • Strong Negotiation Skills.
  • Minimum qualifications to grade C Maths and English, with excellent computer skills.
  • Experience within a Buying/Buyer’s Assistant Role
  • An understanding of pricing margin analysis to deliver margin improvement and cost
  • Advanced Excel Skill Level
  • Full UK and clean driving licence - desirable
  • SAP experience – desirable
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Passion for pets would be preferable.
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Samantha Culling Managed by Samantha Culling
East Midlands
apply Posted - 13.11.2020

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