Job Description

Trading Manager - County Antrim

Ref No: AM17755yy

County Antrim, UK

Competitive salary

Trading Manager - County Antrim.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that the company is leveraging its buying power effectively.

The role requires a candidate who will apply their skills and experience to a range of business-related objectives to deliver cost savings and to enhancing the quality of services provided.

Key Accountabilities:
Negotiate with suppliers to minimise Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) and to outperform the market
Deliver the fixed annual budgets planned on COGS above the line
Manage New Product Development (NPD) with Category Managers & technical team
Act as lead on competitive and market analysis in order to find and renew the sources of supply while working collaboratively with Data & Insights Manager & Commercial Analyst
Support Commercial Finance on customer tenders

Interested applicants should have:
Third Level Degree in a Business / Procurement / Food related discipline
High level of commercial expertise with relevant Trading / Buyer experience within the Food industry
Results-based with a proven track record of applying financial, commercial or procurement skills to a range of business-related objectives
A proactive approach to problem solving and issue resolution.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Excel to intermediate or advanced level

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