Senior Buyer

Lime Talent
London, City of London
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
21 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
lime talent
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join a growing retailer buying their snacks, drinks and confectionery. Reporting to Senior Management you will be responsible for sourcing new and exciting 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. You must be able to demonstrate effective relationship building skills with suppliers and a collaborative approach to working.

Senior Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Source a range of innovative and customer focused products.
  • Work cross functionally with other internal departments
  • Negotiate with suppliers whilst building long term relationships
  • Continue to develop and grow their own label offer


To be a successful Senior Buyer you must have:


  • Experience working in a food buying role from a Retail or Foodservice environment ideally with branded goods.
  • Experience working in a wholesale or grey market environment would be beneficial
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Highly analytical with good presentation skills


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 retailer with ambitious plans for growth please apply below.

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