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Procurement Agent

  • Location: Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 33178
  • Salary: 32.11
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

Opportunity in Highly Demanded Healthcare Field!

Position: Procurement Agent
Location: Miami, Florida 33178
Hourly Rate: $32.11/hr.
Term: 3 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 an 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 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):
  • 1-3 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:
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Previous retail experience 
  • Excellent technical skills: knowledge of spreadsheet and database software
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • GMROI analysis experience 
  • Experience or working knowledge of IRI or Nielsen market data
  • Familiarity with plan-o-gram tools