One Stop - Assistant Buyer

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Location: Apex Road, Brownhills WS8 7HU

United Kingdom

Apply by: 16/04/2019

One Stop - Assistant Buyer

Apex Road, Brownhills WS8 7HU

About the role

At One Stop we aim to serve our local shoppers a little better every day, with a culture that is friendly, fun and where everyone is treated with respect, you have a really great place to work. As part of the team you can make a difference to our business by:

  • Treating each other how they like to be treated.
  • Making things easier.
  • Working together as one team.
  • Making our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We want you to understand the business inside out, we need you to live and embed our values and build great relationships with the amazing people across our business.

You will be responsible for

Reporting to the Senior Buying Manager. The key focus of this role is to drive sales and profit through the strategic planning of the category.

Key accountabilities of the role will include:

  • Market out performance
  • LFL sales growth in line with set budgets
  • Gross margin management
  • Negotiation of supplier Joint Business plans to meet financial targets
  • Deliver the seasonal plan on time and in full
  • Deliver Biscuits growth plan, sales and margin with corresponding investment agreements.
  • Improve and maintain excellent supplier relationships
  • Competitor analysis
  • Helping to deliver working capital targets
  • Range management and category planning
  • Cross functional working to deliver business initiatives – example of NPD launches
  • Work collaboratively with the whole Tesco group.

You will need

  • Negotiation skills is key within this type of role.
  • Strong analytical skills would be beneficial within this role.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship skills.
  • Be a highly motivated individual.
  • Relevant degree would be beneficial however, it is not a requirement.

About us

One Stop Stores Ltd is a leading organisation in the UK Convenience Store market, we are owned by Tesco PLC but operated as a separate business.

One Stop is a retail convenience business with over 850 shops and a key focus on being the best store for customers in the neighbourhood. Open 7 days a week

One Stop aims to meet the needs of all its local customers. Since 2003 we have been a subsidiary of Tesco.

With our stores situated throughout England and Wales, there’s sure to be a
One Stop near where you live or work.

What’s in it for you

At One Stop we value our colleagues just as much as our customers, and part of this is the benefits we offer:

  • 10% Discount in One Stop & Tesco stores
  • Discounted Tesco pharmacy services
  • Discounted shopping website
  • Free eye Test
  • A great holiday package
  • A commitment to your career development
  • Community involvement and charity work
  • Pensions Scheme

One Stop is a subsidiary of the Tesco Group but is operated as a separate business and as such benefits offered will differ between One Stop and Tesco.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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