Wine Buyer - France

  • Department / Function :
  • Buying
  • Location :
  • London, England
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :

    C&C group plc is a premium drinks company which, owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. In addition, we are also the biggest multi-channel importer and distributor of wine in the UK. Through our Bibendum, Matthew Clark, and Tennent’s On-trade businesses we supply over 30% of wine consumed in the on-trade in the UK with a unique coverage of the on-trade market and complete our multi-channel business with Walker & Wodehouse our business for Independent retail and Regional wholesale, and Bibendum Off-trade for multiple retail. Through this group of businesses, we offer our suppliers a unique multi-channel solution for the UK market. We are looking for a buyer for France within our Northern Hemisphere team to help continue to shape and develop this exciting multi-channel wine proposition.

    What you'll do

    This role forms a key part of a high performing Commercial team responsible for supporting Matthew Clark, Bibendum and Tennent’s Wholesale. The responsibilities for the team are to leverage our marketleading in product, quality, price and innovation across the GB On and Off Trade.

    Accountable for the selection and sourcing of wine, negotiating cost pricing and managing the category of suppliers from a specific region and/or country, ensuring alignment with business strategy. Key to this role is the commercial performance of every sku and supplier to service all On and Off Trade requirements.
    Clear ownership of all commercials, sales performance and supplier income, including funding support, is integral to the success of the role with the objective to improve both sales and margin in line with business targets.

    For more information open the job description attached below

    About you 

    Ideally you will have a WSET diploma or equivalent experience in the trade. Have a flexible approach to the needs of the business with a can-do attitude. Enjoy going out of your way to provide excellent service to customers, suppliers and the team while working together to tackle challenges & opportunities with enthusiasm. 

    What We Offer

    This is a place for people who enjoy the buzz of constant change. We offer a range of excellent benefits as well as great on-site facilities. You can expect:

    • 26 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) - with the option to buy a further week
    • Bonuses – personal and company performance
    • Pension scheme
    • Health insurance
    • Life assurance, plus access to staff sales, a cycle to work scheme, and a whole lot more!
    C&C Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
  • Full job description :
  • WB_France_job_spec.docx