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Buyer

Accelerate your career in Buying with this leading global foodservice organisation.
  • Home based, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 35,000 - 40,000
  • Bonus & excellent benefits
  • Food & Drink, Retail, Buying, Buying & Procurement
  • 1/17002/7

Our client:

  • Leading Global Foodservice organisation supplying away from home sector.
  • Fantastic culture focused on personal development.
  • This Food Buying role is ideal for forward thinking individual, who enjoys negotiation and has experience within food buying.
  • Hybrid working 2 days in office Southampton 3 days from home.

 

The role:

  • The successful Buyer Food will manage multiple food category and is integral in delivering a customer focused range whilst driving profitability.
  • As Buyer Food you will source the most effective new and existing products that meet customers’ needs and deliver KPIs
  • Working cross functionally with category, technical, pricing, supply chain etc you will ensure your range meets all quality and service levels,
  • Ensuring all products are sourced responsibly you will manage your supply base, negotiate terms, develop joint business plans and deliver profitability, product and service levels.
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders you will develop the strategic plan for your categories that will deliver long term growth.

 

Ideal candidate:

  • You will currently be working as a food buyer wither within food retail, food wholesale or food manufacturing within the UK.
  • It is essential that you can demonstrate a passion for trading and a flair for commerciality along with fantastic negotiation skills
  • Working as part of a team you must have excellent relationship building skills you will be able to communicate and influence with stakeholders.
  • As Buyer Food you have excellent resilience skills and will evidence an accountability for results and taking decisions
  • 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:

  • Salary up to £40k plus bonus and excellent benefits
  • Fantastic culture with genuine focus on personal development
  • Hybrid working 2 days in office based in Southampton 3 days from home

 

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/17002/7. 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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