Category Estimator/Buyer

Based in our Bicester Yellow Shed, you'll be working as a key member of our category management team, providing POS expertise for the team along with managing prices and suppliers in support of our customer service and sales teams.

Procurement experience in POS, large and small format digital and promotional goods a distinct advantage.

Main Accountabilities:

 

Pricing

  • Providing support to the category team, mainly in the pricing POS enquiries from/to the customer services team
  • Analysis of estimates and tenders and benchmarking of market prices
  • Analysis of suppliers' pricing through our online systems
  • Pre–qualification of tenders

 

Timeliness

  • Assisting category management in the speedy turn around on sales enquiries
  • Assisting customer services team in sourcing solutions
  • Monitoring our enquiry board to ensure estimates are delivered to meet client requests
  • Material sample management through merchant liaison
  • Assisting customer services team in sourcing best-in-class samples from suppliers 

 

Consistency

  • Updating sales teams with market knowledge and innovation
  • Management of the supplier feedback database information to enable review meetings
  • Quality control and assurance of the file copies prior to being delivered to clients
  • Management of file copies to ensure correct storage and availability for the business

 

Reporting

  • Market research and analysis of supplier prices/data analysis
  • Onboarding of suppliers onto our internal systems
  • Dealing with suppliers' enquiries about our online tools
  • Evaluation of prices/statistics for feedback through systems
  • Issues management monitoring and resolution reports written and approved to manage ongoing supplier and customer service delivery

 

Job Scope

  • To ensure the quick flow of accurate, reliable print prices to Webmart’s customer services team and category management team
  • To provide POS knowledge for the category team; managing pricing and supply chain in support of the customer service and sales teams
  • Administration of the category management databases and the reports available to Webmart's suppliers
  • Management of the business' file copy and print innovation rooms

 

Normal Working Hours:  45 Hours per week 8.30am to 5.30pm, including one hour for lunch

Holiday Entitlement:  25 Working days per annum pro Rota

Probationary Period:  6 months

Package:  Competitive based on experience

To take advantage of this wonderful opportunity, please apply in strictest confidence using the form below.

 

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