|Newcastle upon Tyne
|3 days ago
|12 Feb 2024 00:00
Newcastle upon Tyne – Hybrid
Closing Date 12 February 2024
We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.
About the role
We’re looking for a Buyer who will identify best in class supplier’s and source and select the best products to maximise profits for the club. You will look at recommendations for enhancements or cost savings, conducting market research to identify gaps in the market and identify buying trends. You will work closely with our warehousing and distribution centre and collaborate with our merchandiser and wider team to see products through to stores.
You will be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience working as a buyer. You will have knowledge within a retail or sport industry, with an understanding of supply chain management and logistics.
You will have strong commercial acumen, with financial and accounting knowledge and excellent negotiation skills. You will be creative, to enhance the appeal of our product range.
You are able to work in a fast paced and high-pressure environment.
About the team
You will work in our Buying and Merchandising team and will be part of our wider Retail and Licensing team. You will report to our Head of Buying and Merchandising and will work closely with our Ecommerce and Stores teams.
Why choose us
We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In additional we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.
United As One
We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.