Senior Buying Manager, Food, London

Location
London
Salary
Upwards of £75K basic & car & bonus & benefits
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Ref
HLJ893556
Contact
Hannah Jackson
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An opportunity for food Buying Managers to join an International food business at the top of its game.

Are you an experienced Senior Food Buyer or Food Buying Manager in the retail sector looking for the next step in your career? If so, this is an excellent opportunity for you to fast track your career in a leading international food company.

The client is at the top of its game in the food industry. It has an enviable, award-winning product portfolio and is a constantly evolving business.

As a Food Buying Manager you will report into the Head of Trading within the food team. It's a high profile role where you will be responsible for a team of experienced food Buyers who you will coach and develop to drive business growth and incremental food sales. Your relationship skills will be well-honed and you'll use your influencing and negotiation skills across the business with senior level Directors and key strategic suppliers.

I'm looking for Senior Buyers or Buying Managers with strong food experience within a retail environment. You'll have wide category knowledge and experience, be commercially aware and excellent with figures. I'm looking for real evidence of increasing sales within the categories you've worked in. Previous experience of leading buying teams within a food retail environment is essential. Above all you will need to have a real passion for food and be up to date with current food trends.

Opportunities like this don't come around every day. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced, hugely respected international food business at a time of significant growth.

Salary on offer is to attract the best, along with a range of benefits including car allowance, excellent bonuses and benefits.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ893556 By Focus Management

Follow Focus Management on Twitter @foodjob

Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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