Negotiator

As soon as possible
Full Time
Day
Permanent

Reporting directly to the Director, Marketing and Negotiation, the incumbent will be responsible for directing all activities related to negotiation; trade agreements, supplier programs and cost structures. Always on the lookout for what is happening in the market, he or she will organize business reviews with suppliers and participate in the development and implementation of strategic plans by category in order to optimize sales and profitability, while respecting the organization's mission and positioning.

Category : Dry grocery (retail and food service)

Your tasks will mainly consist of :

  • Negotiate commercial agreements with all active suppliers within the group (Exclusive, preferential, Co-op, RV, RV scale, payment terms, etc.)
  • Follow up monthly with the marketing team to optimize our supplier agreements
  • Organize business reviews with suppliers and invite the people involved in marketing
  • Negotiate costs (listing & cost change notices)
  • Perform category analysis to optimize negotiation
  • Identify potential new products for both business lines according to their respective needs and market
  • Identify business opportunities and make recommendations to marketing managers and distribution
  • Monitor weekly KPI's: purchase volume & revenues, in order to secure all revenues, sales, margins and objectives
  • Visit trade shows and exhibitions to seize business opportunities and stay on top of market trends (develop new sources of supply, new suppliers, new products)
  • Conduct competitive visits on a regular basis

Qualifications and skills required

  • Bachelor's degree in administration or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years experience in marketing and/or negotiation
  • Knowledge of food products and the food market (Food Service & Retail)
  • Knowledge of MS Office software (Word, advanced Excel, Outlook)
  • Bilingualism is essential (spoken and written)
  • Analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strategic thinking and decision making
  • Results-oriented
  • Detail-oriented and meticulous
  • Organized and structured
  • Self-starter
  • Good priority management
  • Ability to adapt easily and quickly to change
  • Act as a positive leader

Why work at Mayrand Plus?

  • Flexible schedule and the possibility of telecommuting;
  • Competitive salary
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Group insurance plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group RRSP
  • Employee purchase discount Referral bonus for a total of $1,500 per hire
  • Ongoing training and advancement opportunities
  • Recognition program based on years of service
  • Welcoming and dynamic work environment
  • Quebec-based company in full growth

Do you want to join us?

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Adress of Mayrand Plus Anjou

9701, boulevard Louis-H.-La Fontaine
Anjou, QC H1J 2A3