Drinks Buyer (BWS) – Manchester



Drinks Buyer  (BWS) – Leisure/Retail sector          J-567


Negotiable salary + benefits

The Client

Our client is a well-known and well-established retail leisure organisation, which has seen significant growth and has been going from strength to strength over the last 5 years. As part of the businesses ongoing development an opportunity now exists for a Drinks Buyer to join the Buying team.


  • Manage purchasing across the drinks category covering Wines, Spirits, Beers and Non Alcoholic drinks.
  • To maximise revenue from suppliers through effective negotiation and the development of new initiatives.
  • To negotiate and manage a planned programme of promotional activity which is effective, competitive and derives collaborative benefits.
  • To ensure there is an up to date offer and appropriate range that reflects consumer market trends.
  • Work with the Purchasing Manager to develop strategic relationships with all key suppliers
  • Deliver tactical day to day Buying, negotiations and supplier management.

In order to be considered you will be able to demonstrate a successful background to date in a commercial role within the drinks industry in either a retail, wholesale, leisure or catering environment.  This is a great opportunity to develop your purchasing career in this environment or to move into a buying role from another commercial discipline.  What is essential is an understanding and previous knowledge of the drinks sector and working with (or within) the major suppliers in that sector.

To apply for this position please contact us for a discussion or email your CV to us here.

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