Carrefour Armenia is looking for a Head of Fresh Food Sourcing to be responsible for guaranteeing efficient sourcing of fresh products in all sections of Market Department with competitive and profitable negotiation with irreproachable quality and service level for the stores and customers.
- Lead the negotiation team in fruits and vegetables, butchery, fishery, bakery, pastry, deli and dairy sections;
- Develop the wholesale direct purchase with stores operations;
- In terms of quality and food safety, responsible for close management of the range of products in collaboration with Food Safety and Quality team;
- Guarantee competitive cost price and selling price positioning;
- Select the right items for promotional activities with competitive prices and good quality (weekend savers, leaflets, festivals, in-store promotions and additional ad hoc promotions). Responsible for close communication with Marketing team;
- Optimize the sourcing, negotiation, mass volume and supply;
- Responsible for active proposal of new products for differentiation in all sections;
- Set appropriate control mechanism to ensure budget compliance and takes corrective measures when necessary;
- Propose and take necessary measures towards continuous reduction of the operational costs;
- Ensure Private Label items meet local sales and volume targets, price positioning and profit goals.
- University degree, preferably in Commerce or Business, Management, Retail or Marketing;
- 3 years of experience in food industry/ merchandising;
- Very good analytical skills;
- Good fresh food background;
- Knowledge of FV market;
- Good communicator and negotiator;
- Full proficiency in English language.
All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please, indicate the title of the position ("Head of Fresh Food Sourcing") in the subject line of the e-mail.
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