Purchasing Officer Jobs in UK : 1 job openings

Stockport, United Kingdom
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£24000 - £26000/annum
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
A Major Retail Organisation have a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join their team based in the Waltham Abbey Head Office. The role will be responsible for assisting the Buyers with the negotiation of terms with suppliers for branded goods, along with the creation a strategic plan for specific product ranges.We are looking to speak with candidates who have experience buying in a retail or FMCG environment, who are confident negotiators and are able to build long term relationships with suppliers.Role Responsibilities Purchase all goods within specific product rangeSupport Buyers with negotiation of terms with suppliersDevelop relationships with current supply baseRaise purchase orders with suppliersChase overdue or critical deliveriesHelp create strategic plans for product rangesAnalyse market, identifying current & future trendsEstablish seasonal buying plansIdentify potential sales opportunitiesLiaise with internal departments such as marketing and salesExperience Required:Retail Buying ExperienceExperience buying branded goodsExperience planning product rangesConfident negotiatorAnalytical mind set with ability to spot future market trendsInterviews are being arranged this week, don't miss out submit your CV now!INDPRO
Reading, United Kingdom
JOB ID: 34684BRLocation: Reading, United KingdomContract: PermanentWorking hours: Full time Purpose of role:• A management position working as a partner to the Merchandising Controllers within a Department also supervising the merchandising team.• To provide the Buying teams with support and direction on strategic, commercial and analytical decision making Responsibilities: Sales and Stock - Performance Reporting• Agree all financial macro targets with the Merchandising Controller• Responsible for the delivery of the sales, stock turn and contribution budgets• To conduct regular trading reviews with the Buying teams to maximise sales and manage stock levels• To identify current and future trading opportunities• Identify and manage any trading risks• Analyse, interpret and suggest recommendations on all reports• To review the WSSI's regularly with the AM and then decide upon appropriate action• To review the LP's regularly with the TM and then decide on appropriate action• Communicate actions as necessary to the Buying Controller and Buyers• To decide which styles require line projections• Agree intake and cut off weeks for stock in season• Recommend and agree which styles to go on the markdown list• To determine the carryover styles• To ensure all aspects of strategic planning within IP are met (WSSI, LP's, Option Planning and Assortment Manager)• Ensure stock throughput fits with physical capacities• Achievement of optimum container loadsAnalysis – Problem solving and maintaining accurate paper work• To be responsible for investigating and resolving any data inaccuracies• Ensure the accuracy of all reports produced - including strategy, sign off and store range presentations• Direct the AM and the TM on the identified stock overages and shortages• Ensure all company submits are completed accurately and on time• Recommend and agree on any air freight required while monitoring and controlling costsRange – Develop and manage range content • To develop the option plans and advise the Buying teams• Ensure the option plans fit within the agreed space constraints while delivering appropriate product width and choice throughout the grades• To influence the range building process through regular range review meetings with the buying team both post and in season• Accountable for the checking, updating and maintaining store and style grading• To have knowledge of the space and fixture information at store level• Responsible with the Buying team for the selection of styles in Core Line replenishment upon agreement with Retail• Identify re-grading opportunities based on sales performance• Managing the production of planagramsSystems and Development• Responsible alongside the DoB for the successful implementation of IP• To improve and implement new systems and operating procedures in line with business changePeople – Recruiting, leading and motivating team to achieve company standards• Ensure delivery of best practice under the guidance of the Merchandising Controller• Adhering to company policy under the direction of the Merchandising Controller• To maintain regular communication with peer group to ensure a consistent way of working• To direct workflow accordingly• Ensuring standards of performance are achieved across the Merchandising team in the department• Conduct PDR's as scheduled• To train and develop the departmental merchandising team.• To take responsibility for own development• Regular communication with relevant Buying Teams - to include a regular structured meeting between DoB, Buyer and MerchandiserOperating Standards – Consistently deliver against company expectations and policy• In conjunction with the Buying Team, ensure that suppliers comply with the Primark Code of Practice on the Procurement of Merchandise• Ensure awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility Policyapply here
East Midlands
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a leading solutions supplier to the Fashion industry working with all the major retailers in the UK and Overseas. This position will suit an experienced and results driven marketing person with excellent communications skills that thrives on being highly proactive and an excellent team player.Assistant Marketing Manager - The Role* A new position within the Marketing team to support the planned growth of the business.* Working closely with the Marketing Manager to drive an increased awareness of the company's brand/product among potential customers. Which will include the creation and coordination of marketing material including managing external agencies.* You will be innovative with your ideas and use all elements of the marketing mix to create engaging campaigns, increasing engagement and conversions. Monitoring and analysing what works.* Content management, with upload to digital platforms and social media as required.* Organise and coordinate global events and exhibitions.* Occasional travel, mainly within the UK.Assistant Marketing Manager - The Person* Proven experience within a similar role.* Experienced in completing successful direct mail campaigns.* Digital marketing experience and skills in using Adwords.* Excellent communication and people skills.* Team player with an ability to work to deadlines at every stage of the project.* Highly organised individual able to effectively prioritise and plan workload.* A willingness to travel, mainly with the UK but occasionally overseas.* Full current driving license.This is an amazing opportunity for a career driven individual who would thrive in a well-established and team orientated company.Please apply with your updated CV to h.bishop@peoplemarketing.co.ukIf the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Company Description“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors FounderGlobal supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.15,000 trained professionals250+ locations worldwideFortune 500Globally unified systemsJob DescriptionKey Deliverables These are the minimum results expected from a successful District Sales Executive: Manage an assigned territory and demonstrate extensive knowledge of potential customers and competitors in this area Timely data entry in our Customer Relationship Management tool Orchestrate customer / branch relationships and collaborate with regional Product, Service, Geo, and Knowledge Management resources Participate in the creation of value-added solutions for customer’s logistics needs, including supporting diagrams and cost-benefit calculations Support the transition of new accounts through customer introductions, information transfer, and securing any necessary customer paperwork. When needed, support AR (accounts receivable) collection. Attend training & development sessions to continue developing selling skills and updating Expeditors Product and Service knowledge Involvement in local trade groups, as directed by the District Sales Manager Take on additional assignments as required, supporting company needs QualificationsDesired Skill-Sets and Characteristics The ability to meet with customers off-site on a regular basis Oral and written proficiency in the English language Strong problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills Ability to work productively both individually and in a team environment Sense of urgency for goal achievement Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment Comfortable with regular data entry on a laptop computer Strong rapport and relationship-building focused Empowered to make quick decisions in response to changing conditions Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic and persuasive Influences others to action Timeliness and accountability for results Additional InformationExcellent benefits package
Ricardo Energy & Environment
London, London Central
Company informationRicardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, transport, air quality, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.Our Sustainable Transport team delivers cutting edge strategic support and analysis to clients all over the world on the major environmental, social and economic challenges facing the transport sector. We provide support to both private sector and government customers, supporting them in the analysis required to plan for future transport sector policies, including measures to reduce environmental impact, for example developing future CO2 standards for road transport, measures to improve safety, cut congestion and improve the overall efficiency of the transport sector, such as connected and autonomous vehicles. We develop detailed assessments of the costs and performance of new technologies for the transport sector including electric and electrified powertrains, alternative fuels and co-operative intelligent transport systems – whilst also consulting widely with industry and other stakeholders. Our transport sector work is highly influential, and has been used to support the ongoing development of UK, European and wider international legislation for controlling emissions from all modes of transport, as well as to develop and assess new policies in the field of connected vehicles and to create tools for supporting cities to improve the sustainability of their transport systems. PurposeWe are seeking a Business Area Manager to play a leading role in our Sustainable Transport team. The successful candidate will have extensive consultancy experience of working for both Government and private sector clients on transport technology and policy-related issues and will work closely with other Business Area Managers and the Director of the Sustainable Transport team to grow and deliver the team’s portfolio of projects. These consultancy projects include assessments of the costs, feasibility and performance of low emission transport technologies/fuels and connected/autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and analysis of the policy implications of these technologies. Candidates will have a very strong track record in both winning and delivering complex transport technology and policy projects for a wide range of clients. The role will be based in either our London or Oxfordshire offices, in line with the successful candidate’s preferences. Specific requirements of the role are to undertake a range of activities depending on business needs, including:Lead from the front on the development of technically challenging proposals for competitively tendered projects for a wide range of clients including private sector clients, the European Commission and the Department for Transport amongst others.This will include preparing complex methodologies for assessing the costs, feasibility and performance of a wide range of transport technologies through the use of desk based research, modelling, stakeholder engagement and analysis;Lead a range of proactive business development activities including identifying, engaging and networking with both new and existing clients in both the private sector and public sector;Work closely with other Business Area Managers and the Practice Director to develop and deliver the team’s growth plans and identify and secure new transport-related consultancy opportunities to achieve the team’s annual targets;Manage and deliver technically complex consultancy projects in the field of transport-related environmental, economic and social issues, focusing particularly on low emission vehicle technologies, alternative fuels and CAVs.This will include managing more junior team members and subcontractors working on these projects;Maintain a detailed and up to date knowledge of transport-related environmental policies, especially with regard to transport emissions, low-carbon transport technologies, CAVs and alternative transport fuels;Work closely with other Ricardo Energy & Environment teams (e.g. Energy, Air Quality, etc) as well as other Ricardo divisions (e.g. Ricardo Automotive and Ricardo Rail) to develop joint offerings aimed at specific markets of interest, bringing together the combined skills and expertise of the wider Ricardo GroupPresent Ricardo Energy & Environment's work at conferences and technical meetings;Line manage a number of more junior staff, providing support and guidance as they grow within the business and ensuring that they understand the expectations of working in a consultancy environment. Person specificationSuccessful candidates must have the following skills and characteristics:A Bachelor’s degree (2.1 or above), Master’s degree or PhD in a relevant engineering or science subject;Excellent technical knowledge and knowledge of key policy issues in the fields of low emission transport technologies, alternative fuels and connected/autonomous vehicles at the EU and/or UK level;Extensive consultancy experience on transport policy and technology topics, including experience of working with both public and private sector clients;Strong business development skills as demonstrated through a track record of identifying and securing new consultancy work in the above fields;A passion for delivering high quality work, identifying and securing new opportunities and bringing new ideas to the table for successfully growing the business;Track record of working in, or with, the automotive industry in the fields of R&D, engineering analysis or technology development;Flexible approach including a willingness and ability to work on a wide range of topics, some of which will be new to you;Extensive project management skills and experience;Strong stakeholder engagement skills and an ability to build consensus amongst groups of often very different stakeholders;Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to carry out complex quantitative cost and performance calculations for a wide range of current and future transport technologies;Excellent report writing and oral presentation skills (in English);Strong PC literacy - especially in MS Excel and Word;Effective and proactive team worker, capable of supporting and developing peers and junior staff members. This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark. You will have support from the wider business for your career to develop into a wide range of future opportunities within Ricardo Energy & Environment.In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field. Ricardo Energy & Environment strives to be an equal opportunities employer.
Caff� Nero
At Caff� Nero, it�s the people that make us unique. That�s why we�re looking for warm, positive people who genuinely enjoy working with others.As a Store Manager at Caff� Nero you will work anything up to 48 hours and you�ll be in charge of your team�s development, as well as your own. So while your main focus will be keeping your customers happy, you will also be responsible for the welfare, growth and development of your team. To do well in this role, you�ll need to:Have previous management experience in a fast-paced environmentRelish the challenge of meeting business targetsStrive for excellent methods and results, alwaysBe passionate about the Caff� Nero brand and our customersEnjoy nurturing a team and supporting their career developmentOrganise your store, and come up with strategies for its successCare for your team and their welfareAct with honesty and integrity at all timesWant to develop a great career with usBe a UK Resident, with the relevant work permits and evidence.In return, we will give you full training by our dedicated in store Maestros or our training team on everything from how to make an Espresso through to a decaf soya Latte! So industry experience isn�t essential.And with our ambitious growth plans to open around 50 stores in the UK each year, we�ll give you every opportunity to develop.Because when you join us, you�re joining a family � be it your team, your regulars, your neighbourhood or the Caff� Nero network. We want you to nurture those relationships, to join us in building something special, and to have fun doing it.That fun includes loads of year-round events, including our regular CN Club parties, Barista of the Year events & lots more.If this all sounds right for you, then you may well be right for us. Apply today!
London, United Kingdom
**Posting Date** Nov 15, 2017 **Job Number** 17002J35 **Job Category** Sales and Marketing **Brand** Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott **Schedule** Full-time **Position Type** Non-Management/Hourly **Start Your Journey With Us** We are looking for a passionate Salesand Events Administrator to join the Sales Team at the 5-StarLondon Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel. We seek energetic, creative anddriven individuals to share their passion for the hospitality industry indelivering an excellent Sales Experience. Perform general office duties to support Sales & Events Department(e.g., filing, sending emails, typing, faxing, copying). Support the pro-activesales team by updating the daily board, manage gift bags and show rooms andsupport administration of team. Prepare sales-related documents throughout thesales process (e.g., proposals, contracts, or banquet event orders). Gathermaterials and assemble information packages (e.g., brochures, promotionalmaterials). Serve as the point of contact for clients and communicate with them byphone and email to respond to questions and requests. Develop and maintainpositive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals;listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Performother reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors. Support Event Management team by holding and releasing dates in the system withuse of SFA & Opera. Manage tasks efficiently and effectively supportingevent management functions Support DOSM with administrative tasks such as ordering, managing check bookand paying invoices. Preparing for monthly budget and ownermeetings. In return weoffer fantastic industry leading rewards and benefits (Conditions apply): • DiscountedHotel rates throughout the world for you, your friends and family. • ExtensiveLearning& Development programmes • Opportunitiesfor promotion and transfer across Marriott International • Meals on duty • Social eventsand activities • Uniform andlaundry service _Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed tohiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. MarriottInternational does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran statusor any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws._ **Property Name** London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum
Fresh Connect
London, GB
We are looking for an Associate Director with significant healthcare public affairs and policy experience for a fantastic opportunity within a highly reputable Healthcare Communications and Public Affairs consultancy based in London.You will lead on client accounts and take responsibility for developing the strategy behind client programmes. You will work closely with teams across accounts and will be responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of client programmes and the quality of all client-facing materials. You will ensure clients are alerted to policy changes and will be responsible for advising clients on the implications of policy or political developments for their strategy and programmes of activity. You will play an integral role in new business development, including developing strategies and materials for new business pitches and proposals, identifying opportunities and networking to develop contacts.To be considered for this position you must have in-depth knowledge of the major policy and political developments within the healthcare industry and have a strong network of industry contacts. Previous consultancy experience is not essential but you must have an understanding of the nature of a consultancy environment and demonstrate a keen interest in working in a consultancy.For this and similar vacancies, please contact Suzanna Hesketh on 020 7788 4343 or email suzanna@fresh-connect.co.uk Associate Director, Senior Account Director, Director, Healthcare Public Affairs, Healthcare Policy, Healthcare Communications, Healthcare Comms, Public Affairs, London. Associate Director, Senior Account Director, Director, Healthcare Public Affairs, Healthcare Policy, Healthcare Communications, Healthcare Comms, Public Affairs, London.
London, UK
This is a brand new role in the company, giving you the opportunity to really shape it, develop process and methodologies.In more detail, the Hadoop Systems Administrator will be responsible for deployment, day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Hadoop Big Data Platform, Data ETL process definition and deployment. Youwill also take a lead on design, installation, configuration, maintenance and systems integration of various Big Data related technologies like Apache Spark, NoSQL engines, Apache NiFi and any required utilities or hardware infrastructure. This role will also require an excellent working knowledge of Cloud technologies and IaaS market.The Candidate:You will be a Big Data passionate and Hadoop expert. The successful candidate won’t hesitate to take a lead to conceptualise, design and deliver innovative solutions and contribute their experience and knowledge to build first class Big Data DevOps team. An appreciation of the start-up environment and culture will play an important role for the candidate to be successful in this position.Key Responsibilities:Takes the lead role in terms of design, implementation and Operation and Maintenance of the Big Data Platform.Designs, implements and controls Raw Data Ingest and ETL layers and related processes.Maintains detailed documentation describing Platform’s Architecture, Data Model, Cluster configuration, Application landscape.Owns and develops Docker based, containerised Sandbox platform.Defines Platform Security Policy, Data Access, Users Roles and Authorisation levels.Proposes and implements systems enhancements that provide scalability, improve the reliability and cluster performance of the system.Monitors usage and performance of the Hadoop ecosystem.Troubleshoots Hadoop ecosystem and proactively prevents systems outages.Trains personnel on platform usage.Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.At least 3+ years of experience as Hadoop Cluster Administrator preferably with Hortonworks HDP Distribution.5 years of Linux systems Admin Experience including LINUX Shell Scripting2 years of Experience in provisioning and configuration of cloud infrastructure environments. Hands-on Amazon AWS experience.The important skills: Excellent understanding of Apache Hadoop ecosystem and experience in handling Hadoop Configuration settings and Components like Ambari Yarn, HDFS, Hive , Hbase , Pig Sqoop, Avro, Flume, Oozie, Zookeeper, Ranger, KerberosStrong working knowledge of Hadoop configuration requirements and cluster setup for Apache SparkGood working knowledge of Docker technology and understanding of Distributed Applications concept based on containersWorking knowledge of both SQL and NoSQL technologiesKnowledge of network monitoring and tools (TCP/IP, Load Balancers, Firewalls, Proxy)Fluency in Java and at least one of the following programming languages e.g.: Python, R, Scala, SQLKnowledge of technical writing principles and practicesExperience in setting up and running development, test and production environmentsSkill to effectively analyse and solve problemsAbility to work independently as well as with a team. Must enjoy working as part of cross-functional teamsThe skills we are also interested in:Advanced knowledge of Hortonworks Hadoop, UNIX/Linux operating systems as well as cloud and HDFS storage configurations.Hortonworks Certification a big advantage.Experience with data architecture methodologies and principles, distributed computing and Advanced Analytics systems.Any experience with Data mining, Predictive Analytics or Machine Learning platforms a plus.Experience of configuration management tools e.g. Ansible, Salt, Chef, PuppetIf this sounds like the next great step in your career journey, please get in touch.
Sheffield, Yorkshire, GB
The Job:Developing a comprehensive marketing plan for the business as a whole and individual market sectorsResponsible for company sales analysis and marketing activities covering the UK & Eire businessAdvise the business on the best marketing strategies to support and promote the businessMaintain, produce and update company brochures, websites and art workOrganise events/shows, exhibitions and conferencesFacilitate presentations for corporate eventsVerbally communicate internally and externally with specialists and support personnel, buyers and owner managersPresent complex and technical data in a comprehensible format to technical and non-technical usersManage the company's intellectual property appropriately