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88b Triq Salvu Psaila, Birkirkara, Malta, Malta
15 days ago
Are you looking for the next step in your Purchasing career? Have you experienced running a large team in retail? One of our well-known clients in Malta is seeking a new Head of Purchasing. If you have what it takes, Ceek Recruitment would love to hear from you. What is expected of you? • Effectively manage and develop the purchasing team • Allocate project work to Buying Managers • Manage the categories, assortment building, and optimization • Understand consumer trends to plan a strategy in line with market requirements • Source the best products, locally and internationally from different suppliers • Include sustainability both in category management and in the sourcing process • Review current and develop new robust processes and procedures • Prepare the yearly presentations of Team Structure and Budgets • Issue tenders and manage evaluations • Develop and support all the promotional activity settled by/with the marketing department • Review stock levels and order products • Plan for payment and delivery • Manage sourced items to ensure company quality and certification expectations What are you expected to bring? • Experience in a similar role, preferably in retail • Excellent communication skills in English • Experience working in a product and consumer-focused business • A degree in relevant areas including procurement, business administration, sales and marketing, management, or commerce • Previous experience working in the retail industry is considered as an advantage • Knowledge of the products and/or services available on the market • Knowledge of competitors’ activities and pricing strategies • Commercial and business awareness • Finance and analytical skills • Can work under pressure and be results-driven • Possess strong business acumen • Good leadership skills to be able to manage and motivate a team What’s in it for you? • Excellent salary and benefits package • Well established company