Supplier Manager, France (Buying Team)

  • Department / Function
  • Buying
  • Location
  • Regents Park Road Office
  • Contract Type
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description
  • The Supplier Management team works within the Buying & Technical function, who manage the selection, quality and strategy of all the products the group sell into the trading channels: On-trade (Bibendum), Off-trade (PLB) & Independent Merchants and Regional Wholesalers (Walker & Wodehouse). 

    Do you speak French and have 2/3 years industry experience? If so, we want to hear from you!

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with country buyer to develop portfolio and agree channel strategy
    • Develop & activate a sales plan for key suppliers across relevant trading channels utilising where necessary, consumer, customer and trade marketing activation
    • Report to the core suppliers on sales performance (monthly/quarterly as agreed)
    • Coordinate meaningful in-market activity in line with our group Marketing and Events plan  
    • Work with the supplier ambassadors in the field/UK based to maximise their time and resource effectively in line with Group targets
    • Maximise usage of the relationships with Generic Bodies and owning the investment opportunity to support business needs
    • Main point of contact for the supplier

    What we offer

    • 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) - with the option to buy a further week
    • Bonuses – personal and company performance
    • Pension scheme
    • Health insurance
    • Life assurance, plus access to staff sales, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme, and a whole lot more!
  • Full job description
  • Job_Description_Supplier_Manager_Aug_2018.docx