Focus Management Consultants
Progress your career in procurement in either the chilled or frozen categories supported by personal development plans in a great team environment.
As Buyer/Trading Manager you’ll report directly into the Trading Controller for a market leading international Food and FMCG business.
My client has ambitious growth plans and are looking to recruit two Buyers, one for their chilled category and one for their frozen category. They are huge advocates of personal development and offer a great team working environment.
Day to day you’ll be responsible for developing, implementing, and reviewing your category strategy to deliver efficiency and exciting ranges at the best price and profitability for the business. A major part of the role will be to build strong relationships with suppliers and other key stakeholders to ensure that your category is delivered whilst ensuring that all stakeholders are kept updated.
You’ll need buying experience gained within a UK food retail and/or UK food wholesale environment or similar.
Along with proven experience of negotiating, managing a supplier base and achieving results you’ll need knowledge of pricing and promotional management, strong analytical, numerical and forecasting skills with strong stakeholder management abilities.
This is a hybrid role with a minimum of 2 days in the office each week with potential occasional travel to suppliers.
In return for your hard work my client offers 25 days holidays and bank holidays, medical insurance, generous occupational sickness pay and permanent health insurance, life assurance along with a host of other benefits in an environment where staff wellness is at the heart of everything that they do.
If you are an ambitious buyer with drive who enjoys working in a fast-moving environment, then then apply today with your CV or contact myself (Neal) directly to discuss further.