Location
Morrisons Head Office
Department
Wholesale
Permanent / Full Time.

About The Role

We’ve got an incredible opportunity that doesn’t come around everyday for a Commercial Range Specialist to be based at our impressive Head Office in Bradford.

Proud of our roots, we’ve got a great story to tell and can look forward to a fantastic future which you can be a part of!

The Commercial Range Specialist will assist the Commercial Range Manager in planning, selecting and negotiating a commercial and competitively priced product range across all channels, whilst maximising sales and margin for the department. 

Our commercial teams decide what we sell and at what price. We source great products for our customers and negotiate deals with suppliers. And we look for the best local produce, tracking down products around the world to meet constantly changing tastes. Own brands. Value brands. Global brands. We take great pride in them all. 

You’ll help to deliver exceptional, customer-led ranges which drive sales and margin across a specific category. You will build on the capability of our Buying team by engaging with different teams across the business to translate customer buying insights into competitive customer propositions, ensuring quality and value. 

Working within embedded business teams, our team of friendly faces works as one to provide shopping trips and a career experience you won’t find anywhere else!

You will be responsible for:

 

  • Maximising sales and profit inline with the budget plan 

  • Regular competitor analysis including range, visual  merchandising and price

  • Market data analysis

  • Developing strong, collaborative relationships with buyers and buying managers

  • Deliver a customer relevant, commercially sound range

  • Managing the critical path, engaging all key stakeholders to ensure smooth running of the development process and on time delivery of ranges to store

  • Constantly reviewing sales and identifying opportunities for category growth

About You

So that you are set for success, we are looking for a self-starter, who is an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence at all levels. You will work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it’s important that you are tenacious and strive for excellence. You will have experience and skills in:

  • Experience working in a buying role in a retail environment    

  • Brilliant time-management & organisation with an ability to  proactively manage a wide range of responsibilities throughout the development process 

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.   

  • Plenty of initiative and a passion for working in an ever changing fast paced environment

  • Strong commercial awareness and acumen with excellent interpersonal skills together with a strong customer focused approach

  • Have a passion for product and a keen eye for detail.


About The Company

  • 15% colleague discount in our stores and online, plus 10% for a friends/family member

  • Annual bonus scheme 

  • Generous holiday entitlement 

  • Company pension contributions

  • Private healthcare

  • Perks with over 850 retailers 


We're Foodmakers and Shopkeepers and together, we make Morrisons. We’re the only UK retailer with our own manufacturing business spread across 18 sites, not to mention nearly 500 stores, we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part. So, whether you want to make the freshest food, sell it, or join us in our head office, we’d love to meet you…

 


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