Reports to:  General Manager (Pakistan) / Head of Trading (UK)

Hours of Work: Minimum 48 hours per week (Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 8pm)

Positions available = 2

Job Summary

The Procurement Manager is responsible for all tasks associated with purchasing products / goods for resale in our overseas located grocery stores. You shall be ancillary to the UK based Trading Team to ensure all products / SKUs we are stocking are selling, in-stock and available and bought at the best prices to ensure profitability. Specifically, you will be utilizing (E)POS data and reports to identify opportunities as well as discrepancies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work alongside UK based Category Controllers to monitor your product categories and respective lines / SKUs stocked within stores (including sales, margin, shrinkage / wastage and stock levels)
  • Analyze existing product ranges to ensure products in-store are tailored for our customers and profitable for the business. This includes e.g. collating data periodically to produce Profitability Reports based on Suppliers, Categories etc; reviewing sales v wastage etc.
  • Cross-reference orders placed with delivery notes sent to stores, invoices sent to accounts and goods in files generated on EPOS system to identify any discrepancies
  • Recommend specific actions on products and ranges based on Data, to be approved by UK based Category Controllers, which are then implemented within stores
  • Monitor stock levels of all SKUs in the business, ensure the correct stock levels and inventory control is in place in each store
  • Identify opportunities to purchase lines on promotional pricing to ensure a higher overall gross margin
  • Evaluate supplier options according to prices, pack sizes, case sizes and determine the best choices to be stocked

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in Inventory Control / Buying / Grocery Retail or equivalent field - essential
  • Be able to understand, speak, read and write in proficient English - essential
  • Hold at least a Bachelors Degree in Business or a related field from a HEC accredited institution. MBA candidates preferred
  • Have strong IT skills including knowledge of (E)POS (Electronic Point of Sale) systems as well as MS Office. Experience in handling data-sets, databases, SQL etc. is a bonus

Who are we looking for?

  • Be passionate about retail and specifically, inventory management
  • Have a burning desire to excel and succeed
  • Showcase exceptional interpersonal skills, have leadership traits and have a commercial mindset
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks

Job Details

Industry:
Total Positions:
2 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Feb 24, 2023
Posting Date:
Jan 23, 2023
Diversity Inclusion:
We value diversity of our employees. All qualified applicants will receive fair consideration without regard to genders or socio-economic backgrounds.

Work Environment

Supervisor’s gender:
Either
Percentage of female coworkers:
50-59%

Greens Retail Ltd

Retail · 301-600 employees - Lahore

Greens Retail operate an award-winning chain of Convenience Stores throughout Scotland, UK. We're redefining convenience retailing; outstanding stores and exemplary customer service is what we're all about.

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