Buyer – Wine & Spirits

London, UK
Competitive Salary – based on Experience
Full Time
Job posted
July 4, 2017
Closing date
04 Aug 2017

Sipp is the brand name of The Perfect Cellar Ltd – which is a fast growing wine and technology specialist constantly evolving and innovating their product range. Following a period of significant growth and restructure the team now requires a Buyer to assist the Head Buyer.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate with WSET knowledge, to join a vibrant and fast growing environment and be an integral part of one of the UK’s most exciting wine businesses. Sipp is looking to achieve tremendous growth and to add great new talents to join its current structure.

The culture of the business is fast paced, forward thinking, straight shooting, and looking for someone who is highly organised , entrepreneurial and confident to add to the brilliant working environment


Job description

This role will give the successful candidate exposure to working with and buying wines and spirits from wineries and business groups around the world.

The Candidate will ideally be WSET qualified with analytical, commercial and organisational skills. The candidate must be energetic, highly driven, self-motivated, and with the ability to work under pressure and multitask. Candidates from other industries will be considered where they can demonstrate good commercial acumen and transferable skills.

As a Wine & Spirits Buyer, you will need a minimum of 3 years buying experience and you will be responsible for:

  • Selecting and buying wines and Spirits from Wineries around the world
  • Working with the Head Buyer developing the portfolio ensuring its market relevance and identifying future trends.
  • Benchmarking prices and products to ensure we remain competitive and a trend leader.
  • Taking full responsibilities for managing pricing data.
  • Ownership of order processing and liasing closely with the Operations/Logistics Team.
  • Working in collaboration with the operations team to identify and deliver cost efficienicies.
  • Coordinating samples and benchmarking tastings.
  • Communicating and negotiating with internal and external clients.
  • Working with QA when appropriate
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