This is a great opportunity for a real foodie to join an innovative food retailer. Reporting to Senior Management you will be responsible for sourcing high quality food products whilst negotiating the best commercial terms.
This is an exciting business where all employees are passionate about the brand and product. Our client is looking for ambitious candidates with commerciality and drive but also a passion for food and a great understanding of the customer. Our client is also focused on sustainability and ethical sourcing. You must be able to demonstrate effective relationship building skills with suppliers and a collaborative approach to working.
Food Buyer Responsibilities:
- Source a range of innovative and customer focused food products.
- Work cross functionally with other internal departments
- Negotiate with suppliers whilst building long term relationships
To be a successful Food Buyer you must have:
- Experience working in a food buying role from a Retail or Foodservice environment
- Strong negotiation skills
- Highly analytical with good presentation skills
- Preferably CIPS qualified
This is a medium sized business so the ability to build relationships internally is essential, you will be in regular contact with other departments including Marketing, Product Development and Operations.
If you are interested in working for a highly successful food brand with ambitious plans for growth please apply below. They offer a great working environment with lots of social events and a competitive remuneration package.
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