Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Food Buyer, Retail, London

Location: South East and London

County / State: London

Job type: Permanent

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ15244

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 GBP per annum plus DOE, car allowance, bonus

Summary

Are you a Food Buyer? If so read on....

Job Description

Our client is a large, major UK retailer based in South East renowned for its product ranges and enviable company heritage. The business is committed to delivering high quality product innovation at good value for its customers. As such, they have a world class buying team that they are looking to strengthen further.

As a food buyer in this leading retailer you will be a key member of a large category team, responsible for delivering margin improvements and driving company profitability. You will be accountable for a number of ranges within a specific product category. As a successful buyer you will build excellent relationships with your supply base, setting and agreeing promotional plans and agreeing product costs for new and existing products.

To be considered for this buying opportunity you will be educated to degree level and have a passion for the food industry. You will have track record of successfully growing multiple product categories along with your NPD colleagues in a previous buying role, driving commercially viable product innovations. In terms of product area experience we are open to speaking with candidates from all areas of the food industry.

This a fantastic opportunity to have the chance to join a leading UK retailer as a retail food buyer, apply today!

Ref HLJ15244 By Hannah Jackson

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