We are a leading edge Supermarket on the hunt for individuals to take on the Retail Buyers role in both the Grocery and Liquor Departments. These roles require individuals who pride themselves on delivering excellent customer service, you must be able to work well under pressure and must be a team player who is not afraid to jump in and help out in other areas when the pressure is on.
Working closely with the Grocery or Liquor Managers.
Dealing with suppliers
Review Sales on all department categories and evaluate new ranging opportunities with suppliers and discontinue lines that do not perform. Ensure all categories planograms/Schematics are up to date in accordance with latest New World Group and supplier data and liaise with suppliers to implement plans.
Negotiating Instore promotional deals with suppliers to obtain the best possible price on products to meet sales demand of the store and to meet or exceed gross profit expectations/targets and work within economic requirements.
Plan and execute an Instore promotional programme for the Grocery/Liquor departments.
Assisting with the weekly Instore Promotional plan to achieve maximum sales uplift and to meet or exceed gross profit expectations/targets
Strategize and recognise seasonality changes, implement and execute accordingly in store to achieve maximum sales.
Reviewing and verifying stock levels, managing cyclical stocktaking to ensure SAP proposed orders are accurate.
Review SAP reports and action all aspects of data that require attention to ensure KPI’s are on track and consistently improving.
Liaise with Duty Managers to coordinate the filling team to ensure the execution of the promotional floor plan is achieved to the highest standard.
Key Competencies required for the position are:
Highly Motivated with a passion for Customer service excellence
Be a good communicator
Honest and have integrity
Strong numerical skills
Relevant Qualifications or proven buying experience (at least 3 years’ experience as a buyer in the Supermarket field)
Must be fluent with computers especially Microsoft office
Have SAP systems experience
Days of work will be discussed during the interview process, you will be required to work 1 day of the weekend each week.
If you believe you have the required skills, drive and passion to join this fast paced exciting Store and bring to life the New World experience for our customers who are at the heart of everything we do then we want to hear from you.
If this sounds like you please apply now by submitting your CV and covering letter.
Overseas applicants must hold New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency or a Valid New Zealand Work Permit.
Applications close: 2 October 2019
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