Buyer-FMCG food business

Recruiter
COREcruitment
Location
London
Salary
£35k - 38k per year + bonus & benefits
Posted
28 Sep 2018
Closes
26 Oct 2018
Ref
TYBY1
Contact
Taj Rai
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Buyer-FMCG food business

London

£35,000-£38,000 + bonus & benefits

I am seeking an experienced Buyer to maximise the long-term profitability of a specified category of products, whilst achieving budgeted income & term targets.

You will maintain and grow long-standing supplier relationships and to develop new opportunities at a competitive price. You will take the lead in negotiating commercial and contractual terms for nationally.

The role & requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in a fast-paced and high-volume business (food or catering an advantage)
  • Ability to target and deliver significant cost savings
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Strong organisation skills and ability to work under pressure
  • You must be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines. 

The candidate:

  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, with a collaborate approach
  • ‘Hands-on’ self-starter and must have excellent proven influencing and negotiating skills in managing product costs and income generation
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.
  • Purchasing experience is essential, preferably within the Food Retail, Foodservice or Wholesale sector

This is an exciting opportunity to join a positive, supportive team, and earn the utmost in employee rewards and career development.

Interested in this challenge - send your CV to taj@corecruitment.com

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