Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Senior Buyer, FMCG, Norwich

Location: East Anglia

County / State: Norfolk

Job type: Permanent

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ893942

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: Asap

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits


An exciting time to join a dynamic, ambitious branded business in a Senior Buying role.

Job Description

This is a successful, FMCG business enjoying significant growth within its market. It holds a premium position across all the categories it supplies into and are a hugely innovative and passionate business. They have huge plans for growth over the coming years. Due to this planned growth they are now looking for an experienced Buyer to join the team.

This is a great opportunity for a bright, ambitious Buyer looking for the next step up. You'll work as part of a small, successful team looking at the strategic sourcing across raw materials, packaging, indirects and the relationships with 3rd party manufacturers. Reporting into the Head of Procurement, you'll take on a category lead role whilst working closely with existing and new suppliers, setting up and delivering category plans. A big part of the role will be influencing stakeholders, mitigating risks using market data, creating category management plans and negotiating with suppliers and stakeholders.

You will need to be hugely commercially aware, bright and ambitious. You'll need strong procurement experience ideally gained within the FMCG sector. Your experience will have included managing suppliers to world class level, working knowledge of procurement processes and strong project implements skills. Ideally CIPS qualified you will have strong negotiation and IT skills, particularly around excel.

If you're looking to join a business with strong growth plans this is a great opportunity. Please send your CV through to me today.

REF. HLJ893942 By Focus Management

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