Food Buyer, Spanish Speaking, Surrey
Location: South East
County / State: Surrey
Job type: Permanent
Consultant: Hannah Jackson
Start date: Asap
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (depending on exp.) & Excellent Benefits
Hablas español ou en français? If you do this is a great opportunity to join an award-winning, independent food business.
This is a great opportunity for a fluent Spanish or French speaking Food Buyer to join a leading award-winning independent food business. They have a truly international supply base and they supply all of the UK retailers with both own label and branded food products.
As an experienced Food Buyer ideally with a retail background you will work alongside a small team and be responsible for sourcing individual products internationally, as well as working closely with the sales teams supporting their commercial negotiations.
Key responsibilities include:
- Develop commercial relationships with existing and new suppliers
- Keep up to date with industry trends, economic factors and key suppliers for each category area
- Work closely with internal teams on NPD projects to look at ways of extending and improving product ranges
- Manage contracts and assist with tender submissions
Candidates will need to have a 2:1 or above, speak Spanish or French fluently and have Food Buying experience gained in a retail environment. Exceptional negotiation techniques will be a given, alongside very strong communication skills and the ability to prioritise, multi-task and meet often tight deadlines. Excellent IT skills including Excel are essential.
Above all candidates will need to have a real passion about working within the food industry.
In return you'll gain real depth and breadth of experience in a hugely successful business. To apply send your details through to me today.
REF. HLJ893784 By Focus Management
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