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Buyer Food

Seven Search & Selection
£40,000 Plus Excellent Package
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job Details

Our client:

  • Extremely successful, market leading food retailer with a fantastic customer reputation
  • Highly commercial environment with a fast-paced culture focused on exceeding customer expectations.
  • This Buying (food) role is ideal for an individual who wants to progress their career in an environment with development opportunities


The role:

  • As Buyer Food you will develop, implement, and review a trading strategy for a specific product range developing innovative buying strategies which exceed customer expectations.
  • The Buyer Food will create and deliver the category vision focusing on growing cash sales and margin delivery. As well as building long lasting mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders you will develop the strategic plan that will deliver long term growth


Ideal candidate:

  • This Buyer Food role is ideal for a commercial individual who has food buying experience gained from UK food retail.
  • It is essential to be able to demonstrate hands on buying and have negotiated directly with suppliers
  • In addition, you will demonstrate a passion for the customer and a flair for commerciality


Benefits & details:

  • You will thrive in a matrix blue chip structure that is down to earth and personable.
  • Excellent package – up to £40000 plus benefits
  • Location – home counties with flexible working


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/15710/7. Confidentiality assured.


Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. For alternative opportunities please search our vacancies on our website.

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Seven is a leading provider of multi-functional recruitment solutions in Consumer Goods & Retail, covering roles in Sales, Marketing, Head Office functions, Category, Operations and Manufacturing. We provide executive search and selection as well as award-winning RPO services and interim solutions.

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  • 36 Park Row
  • Leeds
  • LS1 5JL
  • United Kingdom
  • 0330 010 8327
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