Group Head of Purchasing

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Stirling
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2016
Closes
12 Oct 2016
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REFERENCE: TSLMC0047
LOCATION: Falkirk
JOB TITLE: Group Head of Purchasing
SALARY & BENEFITS: GBPDependent on Experience
WORKING HOURS: Full time

THE COMPANY: Our client is a family owned operator of 23 garden centres in Scotland, North Wales and England. The company prides itself on its commitment to sound advice, keen pricing, commitment to quality, choice, customer care and satisfaction. Due to expansion and retirement, our client is now seeking a Group Head of Purchasing to join their team in Falkirk.

THE ROLE:Our client is seeking a Group Head of Purchasing to join their team in Falkirk. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will be responsible for managing and leading the selection, promotion and merchandising in the buying of all product ranges for the company. You will be visiting suppliers in the UK and abroad, as well as the garden centres.

Key Responsibilities to include:
  • Selecting product ranges for the company
  • Promotion of the product ranges
  • Merchandising
  • Travelling throughout the UK and abroad, visiting suppliers and the garden centres
THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Group Head of Purchasing position will have relevant experience in retail purchasing and possess advanced IT skills. You will have extensive experience of EpoS systems, strong negotiating skills and have the flexibility to visit suppliers in the UK and abroad.

Key experience essential for the role:
  • Relevant experience in retail purchasing
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Extensive experience of EpoS systems
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Flexibility to travel
Are you the Group Head of Purchasing that we are looking for? If YES then please hit the Apply now button.

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