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Senior Buyer

Seven Search & Selection
split between the office in Windsor and Home
Up to £55k plus car allowance, 20% bonus, pension & health.
Closing date
27 Sep 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job Details

Our client:

  • Leading food organisation working across all out of home sectors both public and private sector
  • Fantastic culture focused on personal development that offers flexible working
  • Clear strategy focused on sales and profit growth. Research & insights are at the centre of decision making
  • This Senior Buying role is ideal for forward thinking individual, who has a passion for food and enjoys negotiation

The role:

  • The successful Senior Buyer Food will manage a designated food category and will have responsibility for sourcing and negotiating a range that meets the strategic plan and delivers targeted sales and profit
  • As Senior Buyer Food you will develop and deliver innovative ideas that exceed customer expectations and grow market share
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders the Working with internal and external stakeholders you will develop the strategic plan that will deliver long term growth

Ideal candidate:

  • You will currently be working as a food buyer wither within food retail or food wholesale within the UK
  • It is essential that you can  demonstrate a passion for trading and a flair for commerciality along with fantastic negotiation skills
  • Working as part of a team you must have excellent relationship building skills you will be able to communicate and influence with stakeholders.
  • As Senior Buyer Food you must have good insight and data analysis skills and be able to action opportunities to drive profit
  • You will have excellent planning and organization skills and will be able to work independently on your own initiative, a self-starter with can-do attitude

Benefits & details:

  • Salary up to £55k plus car allowance, bonus benefits
  • Fantastic culture with genuine focus on personal development
  • Role is split between the office in Windsor and home

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/15995/7. 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.

"One of the leaders in FMCG recruitment" - client feedback, Bayer.

"Having worked with some of the biggest names in recruitment, I would recommend Seven above all." - client feedback, Mars UK.

We are 20 passionate sector experts working from our London and Leeds offices. Take a look at our website to see all vacancies and learn more!

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0330 010 8327
36 Park Row
United Kingdom
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