Harrods

Reporting to the Head of Restaurants, the Beverage Trading Manager is a pivotal role responsible for the overall Beverage proposition and financial performance within the Restaurant Division.

As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.

About the Role

The Beverage Trading Manager will develop and execute annual Beverage Proposition Plans aligned with broader strategic objectives, monitoring performance against key indicators, and generating accurate commercial forecasts. Through effective Category Management strategies, you will optimize margins, minimize costs, and maintain supplier relationships to ensure long-term mutual benefits. Collaborating with internal stakeholders and Retail Buying Managers, they drive commercial partnerships and deliver compelling propositions.

Additionally, you will provide regular reports and business plans, oversee category management for efficient stock turnover, and mitigate depreciation. This role requires a keen focus on strategic alignment, operational efficiency, and fostering collaborative relationships to achieve organizational goals effectively.

 

About You

You are a seasoned professional with a proven track record in Category Management, New Product Development (NPD), and Operations within the beverage industry. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for driving commercial success, you excel in delivering compelling propositions and fostering collaborative partnerships.

Your leadership style is characterized by integrity, accountability, and a commitment to nurturing talent within your team. You thrive in fast-paced environments, where your strategic vision and operational expertise contribute to achieving organizational objectives. If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role at the forefront of the hospitality industry, we invite you to join our team and make a meaningful impact.

About Us

Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this – and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

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