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Buyer Grocery

Be part of an award-winning business and a strong, forward thinking Buying team.
  • Home based, Home Counties, London
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 40,000 - 46,000 plus excellent package
  • Food & Drink, Retail, Buying, Buying & Procurement
  • 1/17066/7

Our client:

  • Extremely successful, market leading food retailer with significant turnover.
  • Highly commercial environment with a fast paced culture focused on exceeding customer expectations.
  • This Grocery Buying role is available because of internal promotion and is ideal for an individual who wants to progress their career in an environment with progression opportunities.
  • Excellent Flexible working – 2 days a week in the office and the rest from home also offer flexible hours

 

The role:

  • As Grocery Buyer you will develop, implement, and review a trading strategy for a specific product range developing innovative buying strategies which exceed customer expectations.
  • The Grocery Buyer will create and deliver the category vision focusing on growing cash sales and margin delivery. As well as building long lasting mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers
  • Using data and insights and working with internal and external stakeholders you will develop the strategic plan that will deliver long term growth
  • The Grocery Buyer will be keep aware of supplier, market and competitor developments across all areas of responsibility and to take appropriate action to ensure a leading market profile is delivered.

 

Ideal candidate:

  • This Grocery Buyer role is ideal for a commercial individual who has food buying experience gained from UK food retail or wholesale
  • It is essential to be able to demonstrate hands on buying and have negotiated directly with suppliers
  • In addition, you will demonstrate a passion for the customer and a flair for commerciality
  • Working as part of a team you must have excellent relationship building skills you will be able to communicate and influence with internal and external stakeholders.
  • As Grocery Buyer you must have good insight and data analysis skills and be able to action opportunities to drive profit
  • You will have excellent planning and organization skills and will be able to work independently on your own initiative, a self-starter with can-do attitude

 

Benefits & details:

  • You will thrive in a matrix blue chip structure that is down to earth and personable.
  • Excellent package – up to £46,000 plus bonus and benefits
  • Location – 2 days a week in the office and the rest from home also offer flexible hours

 

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/17066/7. Confidentiality assured.

 

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Gabby Rosenberg
Director - Retail, eCommerce & Hospitality
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Gabby Rosenberg or use the form to apply below.

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Director - Retail, eCommerce & Hospitality
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