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Procurement Agent

  • Location: Miami, Florida, 33178
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

Opportunity in Highly Demanded Healthcare Field! 

Procurement Agent
Location: Miami, Florida 33178
Term: 6 months (06/07/2021 to 12/03/2021)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • You will manage assigned retail front end categories, its P&L contributions, and managing select DSD and DC vendors.
  • You will have full be responsible for achieving budgeted sales, gross margin, and building market share within their category.
  • Vendor management to include: collaborating, interviewing, and negotiating with manufacturers and vendors to ensure product placement and product strategy that grow sales and profitability.
  • Develop category plans (i.e., plan optimal SKU mix; weekly, seasonal, annual promotional programs) for merchandising programs from 1 to 3 years that reflect deep personal knowledge of our businesses, customers and clients.
  • Sustain a understanding of current competition; and search out new competitive opportunities. Initiating and building strategic promotional strategies and marketing plans by collaborating internally with a team of Client professionals (e.g., Inventory, Pricing, Promotion, Finance, and Store Operations).
  • Close collaboration with key stakeholders, cross-functional teams and suppliers
  • Sales budgeting and forecasting process assistance
  • Monitor operational opportunities and communicate with team on ideas for improvement.
  • Responsible for executing pricing and promotional programs

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 1-3 years of experience in a retail organization or in an analytical, merchandising, or buying position
  • Prior experience as ACM or managing some categories under CM or independently.
  • Experience with planogram process and ads/ circular ( determining what to promote, at what price, forecasting)
  • Good excel skills ( vlook up, pivot)
  • Prior experience as inventory planner with some category management experience will be considered
  • Vendor negotiations
  • Bilingual preferred ( English and Spanish)
  • Able to work from home now but work out of Miami office when we go back to the office
Even better if you have:
  • Previous retail experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent technical skills: knowledge of spreadsheet and database software
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • GMROI analysis experience a plus
  • Experience or w orking knowledge of IRI or Nielsen market data
  • Familiarity with plan-o-gram tools a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
If this looks like a perfect fit, apply today!