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Assistant Buying Manager

Support Office»Buying & Merchandising


Job Reference: 2 3 0 9 3 5 B R

Nottingham Support Office

Fixed Term

37.5 Hours

Assistant Buying Manager

Closing date: 11th July 2024
Permanent & Fixed Term Opportunities available
Recruitment Partner - David Hancock -

About the role

Here at Boots, we’re always on the lookout for great talent! We have exciting opportunities across a variety of Categories within our Support Office teams based in Nottingham.

Our Assistant Buying Managers work at pace, building excellent relationships. You’ll be able to demonstrate great team management skills and deliver the best opportunities for Boots. You’ll implement the commercial strategy across your categories and deliver the best possible results against this ambition.

Aspects of the role include:
  • Financial management including budgeting and forecasting and end to end profit and loss
  • Creating and implementing annual plans centred around traditional levers of pricing, promotion, and new product development
  • Ownership of supplier relations
  • Growing Sales profit and market share, ensuring a true omnichannel experience
  • Responsibility for category strategy
What you’ll need to have
  • Influencing and problem-solving skills and the ability to build a broad and diverse network
  • Negotiation experience
  • Financial acumen and awareness
  • Commercially focussed approach
  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Ability to interpret data and generate insights to inform decisions
  • Use initiative to create and seek out solutions.
  • Work as part of a team and build cross functional relationships.
It would be great if you also have
  • Previous experience in a commercial trading or buying role
  • Retail Experience

Our benefits
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Flexible benefits scheme including discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes, holiday buying and much more.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility). Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots

We're always looking for people who care; people who go the extra mile to change things for the better. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better. To find out more about life and careers at Boots, click here.

What's next

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best

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