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Buying Manager, Wa

Metcash - Perth, WA

Retail
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JOB DESCRIPTION

At Metcash Food, we’re the power behind local business, proudly supplying over 1600 independently owned stores in every corner of Australia and New Zealand. With a range of trusted independent brands like IGA, Foodland and Campbells/C-Store, our stores sit at the heart of their communities, providing locals with the products and homegrown produce they love most.

Reporting to the Merchandise & Marketing Manager, you’ll deploy and develop strategies at State level to support the State in growth of their sales and market share for the Ambient and Perishable offering. You’ll build strong relationships with the Buyers and Suppliers and establish a viable alternative to competitors and sustain consumer loyalty to the retail offer.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure National and State strategic initiatives are deployed and executed by the Buyers
  • Ensure that State strategies are supported by Promotions and incorporated into the promotional plan
  • Maximise supplier investment and deals through supplier negotiation, identifying new opportunities of growth and managing the Buyers to undertake these initiatives
  • Negotiate with suppliers to provide successful promotional strategies in line with trading agreements to complement National strategies
  • Lead a high performing buying team of 4


What You’ll Bring

  • Extensive experience in a related FMCG role, eg: Buying, highly desirable
  • Strong ability to implement procedures and execute strategies
  • Proven ability in managing a team
  • Strong presentation & influencing Skills
  • Proven understanding of supermarket retailing and supply chain efficiencies

  • What We Can Offer You

  • You can make a difference and shape what this iconic Aussie brand stands for
  • We’re BIG on flexible working
  • An extra week of annual leave each year after 12 months of service

  • At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart.

    So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.

    Closing date 18th March

    Make your Mark!
    Metcash is the power behind Australia’s most successful independent retail brands