Head of Wine Buying - Bibendum

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  • Department / Function
  • Buying
  • Location
  • Regents Park Road
  • Contract Type
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description
  • About the role

    Lead a high performing wine buying team to ensure Bibendum PLB remain market-leading in product, quality, price and innovation. 

    Accountable for sourcing a wine portfolio for all trade channels across On and Off Trade from over 250 wines suppliers across the planet. Agree pricing structure to deliver margin for the business to deliver the targeted budget and provide a sustainable model across a commercial range of wines delivering high levels of service and value to our customer. This key role will manage a team of buyers to deliver the businesses objectives.

    What yoyu'll do

    • You'll support all sales teams with expertise to ensure optimal customer proposition which is aligned to supplier strategy
    • Host wine tastings when relevant for both suppliers and customers
    • Deliver the business the highest quality and most competitive portfolios in each sales channel
    • Conduct competitor reviews and tastings for all channels to ensure we deliver the highest possible quality at all times
    • Work collaboratively with the Sales Teams to identify gaps in our portfolio and new business opportunities to target new suppliers and agree strategic plans
    • Set supplier strategy (in collaboration with category team) for all suppliers.  Facilitate the relevant buyer / supplier manager / marketing team to implement across the business
    • Contribute to companywide projects providing subject matter expertise.

    Please click on the job description for further details

    About you

    You'll have high levels of proven experience in buying of wine, you'll be competent in negotiation at differing levels, have leadership experience, have an understanding of the UK Drinks Market ans have a full UK Driving licence.

    What we offer

    We offer a competitive salary along with a range of excellent benefits and great on-site facilities:

    • 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) - with the option to buy or sell 3 days
    • A Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A Discretionary Bonus Scheme and Share Incentive Plan (subject to eligibility)
    • Life Assurance
    • Private Healthcare Cover (after 1 year’s service)
    • A  benefits scheme offering childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, an employee assistance programme, and lots more!
    • A modern, open plan office close to beautiful Primrose Hill

     

    We work with some fantastic people, we’re passionate about what we do and we have some fun along the way! If this all resonates with you, then we’d love to hear from you.

     

  • Full job description
  • Head_of_Wine_Buying_JD_Bibendum_PLB.pdf

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