Food Buyer - Maternity Cover

Location
Kent
Salary
Up to £40,000 + Car and Bonus
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
1/14624/7
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Food Buyer Maternity cover fixed term contract (potential to become perm) - up to £40,000 plus excellent package - Kent based

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a fast paced successful food client who is seeking a food buyer to join their dynamic and expanding team in Kent to assist with an increase in work force.

The successful buyer must have demonstrable experience of food buying gained from a food retailer, hospitality or food manufacturer. Your responsibilities as the buyer will be to source and negotiate the optimum range for your category to deliver the targeted sales, profit and margin target. You will be someone who can identify new areas of opportunity and develop and gain commitment for your product category strategy. You will have excellent negotiation and influencing skills and will be able to demonstrate a can do attitude.

Skills: buying skills, UK food buying experience, Commercial Management, category management, Marketing Principles, Negotiation and influencing skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your food buyer career with a leading food organisation, in an environment and culture that supports your personal development you will be rewarded for your hard work with a competitive salary and a generous salary of up to £40,000 plus package

If you do not hear back within 7 days the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search

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