Lead Buying Manager (in Prague)

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

I deliver a great customer focused proposition, including the best range, a great trade plan and competitive prices
I ensure my category is a great place to work and lead the viewpoint plan for my team
I manage all the people routines for my category such as performance talent, and recruitment
I deliver the customer promises of ‘I can get what I want’ and ‘the prices are good’
I work with my stakeholders to ensure the right product arrives at the right place, at the right time, and for the right price
I oversee all JBP, investment plans, range review, trade and promotion plans and supplier proposals
My team select the best supply base and we have great working relations that encourage trust and loyalty
I continually assess and review the branded supply base, and legal contracts in place
I deliver great ranges and product innovation, across all formats, channels and affluence levels
I interpret customer insight and refine Multichannel trade and events
I hold 121s with my Manager and my team and contribute to the viewpoint plan
I have a PDP, objectives and job description
I coach and develop my team to deliver their role and ensure a strong talent pipeline
I contribute to and manage change programmes in my category, ensuring changes to process, structures and ways of working are embedded successfully
My team has a robust long term customer plan that has the best range, a great trade plan and competitive prices

Employee perks, benefits

Opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment of the international company
Training and development within the company
Employee Discount Card (after 6 months of trial period)
Christmas bonus
Discounts in shops in Tesco zones
Extra ClubCard points
Extra leave for special life events (wedding, moving,... )

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

Demonstrated negotiation, supplier and stakeholder management skills
Strong understanding of Customer needs
Leadership experience with successful track record in developing people and spotting talent
Broad business understanding, able to build plans that deliver company objectives
Fluent English is required
Being able to engage across functions & develop strong collaboration
Strong communicator, able to work at all levels
Agile thinking & responsiveness
Managing complex issues & dilemmas when there’s no right answer
Spot new trends & opportunities
Driving & managing change
• Building relationships trust-based


Brief description of the company

Tesco Stores SR a.s. je s takmer 10-tisíc zamestnancami a 150 obchodnými jednotkami, rôznych formátov, jedným z najväčších zamestnávateľov v Slovenskej republike.

Podieľať sa na raste jedného z najväčších obchodných reťazcov v krajine nie je vôbec jednoduché, oblasť maloobchodu je veľmi rôznorodá a dynamická. Pre efektívne fungovanie a ďalší rast spoločnosti je nevyhnutné mať vo vedúcich pozíciách naozaj kvalitných ľudí. Obchody musia byť riadené tými najlepšími!

Spoločnosť TESCO je celosvetová sieť obchodných domov a hypermarketov. Bola založená v roku 1924 Sirom Jackom Cohenom vo Veľkej Británii, kde je v súčasnosti líder na trhu maloobchodného predaja.

Vďaka vysokému štandardu, ktorý poskytuje svojim klientom a nízkym cenám dosiahla prvé miesto na slovenskom trhu v oblasti retailu.

Company address

Tesco Stores SR, a.s.
Cesta na Senec 2
82104 Bratislava
ID: 2763045   Dátum zverejnenia: 27.10.2016