Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Food Buyer, Leading Retailer, Central London

County / State: London

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ894228

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: Asap

Salary: Up to c.£55,000 (DOE)+ Car Allowance & Bonus

Summary

Join a leading food business fully committed to quality and innovation.

Job Description

If you're an experienced, talented Retail Food Buyer looking for your next career move this could be a great opportunity for you.

My client is a large, International food business renowned for its product ranges backed up by an enviable heritage. They are committed to delivering high quality product innovation at good value for its customer base. As such they have a world class buying team that they are now looking to strengthen further.

As an experienced Food Buyer with varied category experience you will be a key member of a large, talented team, responsible for delivering margin improvements and driving profitability. You'll be accountable for a number of ranges within a specific product category. A key part of the role will involve building excellent relationships with your supply base, setting and agreeing promotional plans and costs for new and existing products.

To be considered candidates will be of degree calibre, have first class negotiation and relationship building skills and have a real passion for working in the food industry. With a demonstrable track record of successfully growing multiple product categories you'll have experience of working closely with NPD colleagues driving commercially viable product innovations in a hugely commercial environment. In terms of product area and experience I am keen to speak with candidates from all areas of the food industry.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly innovative food business offering long term opportunities within the buying arena.

To apply please send your details through to me to day.

REF. HLJ894228 By Focus Management

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