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Food Buyer 12mth FTC

Accelerate your career in buying with this leading food retailer.
  • Home Counties, South East
  • Contract, Full time
  • 50,000 - 55,000
  • Excellent package
  • Food & Drink, Buying
  • 1/17109/7

Our client:

  • Extremely successful, market leading food retailer with a fantastic customer reputation
  • Highly commercial environment with a fast paced culture focused on exceeding customer expectations.
  • This Food Buying 12MTH FTC role is ideal for an individual who wants to progress their career in an environment with development opportunities
  • Location 2 days in the office 3 days from home

 

The role:

  • As Food Buyer 12MTH FTC you will have accountability for a specific category. You will develop, implement, and review a trading strategy for a specific product range of food products developing innovative buying strategies which exceed customer expectations.
  • The Food Buyer 12MTH FTC will be responsible for ensuring that the supply base and the product range is optimized using data and analysis to maximize performance and drive sales, profitability and market share
  • Negotiating with suppliers you will agree and deliver market leading joint business plans aligned to customer and wider commercial strategy.
  • The Food Buyer 12MTH FTC will source new and innovative ranges and product innovation that exceeds customers expectations
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders you will develop the strategic plan that will deliver long term growth

 

Ideal candidate:

  • This Food Buyer 12MTH FTC role is ideal for a commercial individual who has food buying experience gained from UK retail.
  • It is essential to be able to demonstrate hands on buying and have negotiated directly with suppliers. You must be able to show good commercial acumen, strong analytical and problem solving skills along with excellent communication skills
  • Must be a fantastic relationship builder with the ability to work cross functionally internally and externally
  • In addition, you will demonstrate a passion for the customer and a flair for commerciality

 

Benefits & details:

  • You will thrive in a matrix blue chip structure that is down to earth and personable.
  • Excellent package – £55000 plus excellent benefits
  • Location – home counties with flexible working (2 days in the office and 3 days from home)

 

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/17109a/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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