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One Stop - Buying Manager Confectionary, Crisps and Seasonal
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About the role
At One Stop we aim to serve our local shoppers a little better every day, with a culture that is friendly, fun and where everyone is treated with respect, you have a really great place to work. As part of the team you can make a difference to our business by:
- Treating each other how they like to be treated.
- Making things easier.
- Working together as one team.
- Making our customers at the heart of everything we do.
We want you to understand the business inside out, we need you to live and embed our values and build great relationships with the amazing people across our business.
You will be responsible for
Assist in creating a strategic plan for a complex super fast-moving category including line management of seasonal focussed areas, to deliver better for customers and simpler for stores.
Work cross functionally to ensure customer perception consistently improves and our plans/initiatives are delivered effectively, efficiently and on time.
Understand market competition and identify new opportunities.
Create a promotional plan that is best in class and appeals to our customers. Including 1st to market innovation and initiatives – working with the wider group to deliver PO5 initiatives.
Deliver the financial targets of the business whilst consistently improve our range to our customers – managing price competitively whilst managing profitability inline with deadlines
Collaboration with our supplier partners to develop and deliver Buy Move Sell plans for the business and customers following GSCOP principles and our core values – delivering E2E efficiencies and initiative as well as contingency plans when needed.
Work cross functionally with the wider team including retail, marketing and online to ensure we build and present plans which are right for stores and is simple to execute
Work with supply chain to deliver best route to market, improve availability, reduce waste and understand MOQ impacts. Understanding phasing plans linked to seasonal areas to create deliverable plans.
Ensure projects are reviewed and deliver my objectives – identifying route cause of problems, offering other solutions.
Ask for and action feedback. Have a personal development plan for my behavioural and technical needs.
I manage & conduct work activities in such a way as to ensure the safety, health & welfare at work of all colleagues & customers including new legislation compliance (HFSS)
Influencing & negotiation
Buying and Range management
Forecasting and waste management
Commercial buying experience
Understanding of the business strategy
Leading and developing individuals
Clear demonstration of self learning / PDP
You will need
Understand how we lead:
Believe in each other:
Building trust-based relationships
Caring for each other
Backing each other
Being clear on our shared purpose
Finding ways to work better together, driving end to end collaboration
Respecting & valuing each others expertise and contribution
Looking in different places for new ideas and perspectives
Being inclusive and giving everyone a voice
Wanting to learn more
Seeking to understand yourself and others
Embracing change and adapting to the opportunities and challenges it brings
Understanding how your work enables our purpose and strategy
Taking responsibility for your decisions and making things happen
Pushing the boundaries by taking measured risks
Doing the right thing for customers, colleagues, communities & the planet
Speaking up when something doesn’t feel right
Being yourself and showing your vulnerabilities
Acknowledging when something doesn’t work; fail fast, share learnings, and move on
Doing only the few things that will make the biggest difference
Finding creative ways to get there quicker and with less effort
Acting like it’s your own money, resource and time
Striving for progress over perfection
Using what’s already there, not always needing to reinvent
One Stop Stores Ltd is a leading organisation in the UK Convenience Store market, we are owned by Tesco PLC but operated as a separate business.
One Stop is a retail convenience business with over 850 shops and a key focus on being the best store for customers in the neighbourhood. Open 7 days a week
One Stop aims to meet the needs of all its local customers. Since 2003 we have been a subsidiary of Tesco.
With our stores situated throughout England and Wales, there’s sure to be a
One Stop near where you live or work.