Commercial Trading Buyer

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North West
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Phoenix Medical Supplies
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Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment negotiating with suppliers?Are you the sort of person who likes to delve deep into their work and offer valuable insights?If YES then this may be the role for you, so come and join our team. Our CompanyPHOENIX is a large and successful group of companies ensuring patients and the public have access to high-quality healthcare in the UK and across Europe. We specialise in medicine distribution, pharmaceutical care and pharmacy based primary care services. We work in partnership with the NHS, healthcare commissioners and providers as well as pharmaceutical manufacturers.Within the Group, we have brands and businesses, which are trusted and respected by patients and healthcare professionals. Healthcare in the UK is facing unprecedented challenges - we are playing our part in ensuring we can help deliver improved patient outcomes at the lowest possible cost to the NHS.The Role holder will be responsible for negotiating preferential prices and ensure availability of product within the generic and trading categories. You will also act as a key customer contact both relating to the generic category but also any Nupharm Direct business, both driving sales and margin whilst acting as a primary support to Phoenix channel sales functions, Rowlands procurement and other internal departments. Who are we looking for?We’re looking for an individual with strong analytical, numerical, and IT skills, who has a background in a fast-moving commercial environment. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a confident negotiator who is comfortable working both independently and in a team environment. Attention to detail is key in this role, as compliance with the requirements of Good Distribution Practices is vital to ensure optimal results.Phoenix Medical Supplies are an equal opportunities employer. We value, support and celebrate working with colleagues from all backgrounds. As part of our commitment to ensuring equal opportunities for all, we strive to support the residents in each and all of our local communities, gaining employment. The PackageYou will benefit from an excellent induction, training and support within a friendly and approachable team.We pride ourselves on ensuring the wellbeing of our employees and providing a good working environment and benefits package, which includes:22 days, pro-rata, paid annual leave plus bank holidays, rising with length of service.Access to high street discountsEmployee Assistance ProgrammeContributory pension schemeAccess to excellent training and development opportunitiesMedicash, a Health Cash plan to assist with day to day healthcare costs We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received

Contact Details:
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Tel: 01928 755 025
Contact: Lucy Burgess

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