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Procurement Agent

  • Location: Miami, 33178
  • Salary: 32.11
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Opportunity in Highly Demanded Healthcare Field!


Position: Procurement Agent 
Location: Miami, FL 33178
Hourly Rate: $32.11/hr.
Term: 6 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Manage assigned retail front end categories, its P&L contributions, and managing select DSD and DC vendors.
  • 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 it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 3 years of experience in a retail organization or in an analytical, merchandising, or buying position
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Even better if you have:
  • Experience managing these categories a plus: candles, smalls electronics, batteries, digital memory, prepaid cards, photo, picture frames
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish preferred due to unique Hispanic suppliers)
  • Experience with Hispanic’s markets and customer trends and preferences
  • SQL reporting

 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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