Thursday , November 30 2023

Sainsburys Jobs in Coventry – Buyer

Website Sainsbury's

Job Description:

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Tu Clothing team as a Buyer on Nightwear! Our Buying teams on Tu Clothing are key to delivering our ‘brands that deliver’ strategy. We’re a friendly team who love all things fashion! Our buying teams are responsible for delivering our exciting and ambitious growth plans, offering our customers a great range of products, at a great price, through our multi-channel business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Alongside Merchandising, agree category promotional and events annual plan to maximise customer and commercial metrics.
  • Develop and deliver the range proposition partnering with Merchandising, Global Design, Technical and Global Sourcing to differentiate us vs. the Market. Present to Senior Buyer & Buying Manager for sign off.
  • Review customer, market and competitor analysis to make category level decisions and build the category strategy, proposition and plan.
  • Work with Global Sourcing to build strong supplier relationships with DI/DS suppliers. Lead on DDP supplier communication and relationships.
  • Work closely with Global Design and Technical to agree product proposition, product requirements, target price & margin framework and quality architecture.
  • Review ongoing product performance for categories within remit working closely with Merchandising, Technical, Global Sourcing and Global Design.
  • Prepare for regular CRM and Trade meetings by providing commentary and analysis and be an expert in your category market.
  • Support Senior Buyer to compile Range Strategy and input to Range Framework, lead on product proposition for your own area of responsibility.
  • Own product pricing and build clear Price architecture frameworks for your area of responsibility.
  • Beyond own ranges develop knowledge of wider category to support and where necessary deputise for Senior Buyer.
  • Input into development of channel strategy at category level, working with Digital.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to gain commitment from other functions in the business that enable you to execute your strategic plan, role modelling positive and agile ways of working.
  • A strategic thinker, who puts the customer at the heart of decision-making, striking the balance between driving business metrics & longer-term objectives, based on optimising the balance of data, multiple perspectives and own intuition.
  • Buying experience working in the Clothing, Jewellery & Watches markets.
  • Strong financial and commercial awareness built in a trading retail environment.
  • Broad understanding of the UK retail market, constantly open to seeking new opportunities that create competitive advantage.

Job Details:

Company: Sainsbury’s

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Coventry, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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