Buyer - Meat
Your new company
A fantastic opportunity exists for a Buying / Procurement professional with one of the UK's fastest growing food-service and hospitality groups to manage the procurement strategy across the Fresh and Frozen Meat and Protein categories including Pork, Beef and Poultry.
Your new role
This is a newly created role due to company growth, and you will be tasked with managing the complex
supply base for the meat categories, negotiating competitive cost prices and ensuring suppliers adhere to agreed SLAs. You will be responsible for the delivery of the procurement strategy and have the autonomy to identify and implement new suppliers as well as managing price changes and promotional activity
What you'll need to succeed
Ideally from a retail, foodservice, catering or hospitality background, you will have experience in the Buying and Procurement of a fresh food category, preferably meat / protein. You will be an expert in your field, monitoring your market to ensure you make intelligent purchasing decisions around seasonal availability, price variations and new product innovation. You will have excellent commercial awareness, be well organised, with first rate communication and influencing skills
What you'll get in return
In return, the successful applicant will be given a competitive salary in a modern and vibrant office environment that includes benefits such as contributory pension, free parking and a host of other incentives.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please visit www.hays.co.uk/retail to view all of our current vacancies.