Senior Buyer

England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
31 May 2017
28 Jun 2017
Martin Brown
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Senior Buyer - Produce

Our client is one of the leading players in fresh produce and as part of a re structure they are looking to appoint a Senior Buyer to head up the buying function. Reporting in to the Managing Director this role will be to help set the buying strategy in conjunction with the senior commercial team and then deliver it! It will be about managing the product and the grower base, ensuring that the product is moved through the system as efficiently as possible to meet the supermarkets orders. It will be about leading negotiations on seasonal pricing and volumes and building strong and lasting relationships with the supply base.

Ideally you will have experience in buying fresh produce and ideally experience of fruit however overall we are looking for a strong team player with a positive 'can do' attitude and an ability to lead multi functional teams and communicate at all levels. Speaking Spanish would be a considerable advantage.

This is a great opportunity to work for an established business which has ambitious plans for the future, where you will be able to make a major contribution.

The salary is negotiable upon experience but is likely to be £50-£65k + benefits
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