Buying Manager Food

Lime Talent
England, London
£75000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
lime talent
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

This is a great opportunity for a Buying Manager to join a leading retailer. This is a newly created role which will see you heading up a team of buyers and managing relationships with high profile supplier contacts. Our client is highly innovative and a leader in their field with ambitious plans for expansion.

Buying Manager Responsibilities:
  • Work in conjunction with our client's director to create the outline for their executive strategy
  • Building strong collaborative relationships within the company, external providers and partners
  • Take ownership of your own division, developing and driving it to reach and exceed monetary targets
  • Recognise evolving trends and opportunities by using competitor market analysis and internal data
  • Work with product development to create own brand and concession products, in conjunction with our client's buying strategy
  • Accountable for all provider negotiations to purchase products of the highest quality at the most cost-efficient price

To be a successful Buying Manager you must have:
  • Extensive experience in a commercial buying role, ideally food
  • Extensive experience of managing external commercial relations
  • Previous experience of leading and managing a team
  • Able to demonstrate solid examples of managing complex contract negotiations
  • Passionate about food

Lime Talent is a recruitment agency specialising in the consumer goods industry. To view a broader selection of our current vacancies go to or call us on 0207 042 3800.

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