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Buyer - Food Gifts - London

Employer
Michael Page Marketing
Location
England, London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, discounts
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Buying, Merchandising


A skilled Buyer is needed to build and develop a range of food gifting products for a leading retail company. The successful candidate will be an experienced Retail Buyer in charge of sourcing and negotiating products, ensuring quality and value for the customers.

Client Details

The company is a well-established entity in the retail industry, with over 500 stores across the UK. Specialising in diverse product offerings, they pride themselves in delivering the best value and quality to their customers.

Description
  • Source and negotiate high-quality food gifting hampers from suppliers.
  • Develop and manage strong relationships with suppliers to ensure the best prices and quality.
  • Conduct market research to identify new product trends and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team on promotional strategies for food gifts.
  • Manage inventory and supply chain to maintain optimal stock levels.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety standards and regulations.
  • Analyse sales data to forecast future buying trends.
  • Work closely with other buyers and managers to achieve company objectives.


Profile

A successful 'Buyer - Food Gifting' should have:
  • A degree in business, marketing, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a fast-paced buying role within the retail industry.
  • Prior working knowledge of FMCG with a known retail brand in the U.K.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills and highly proactive.
  • A good understanding of consumer trends and range planning.
  • Ability to analyse sales data and strategise profitable actions.
  • Knowledge of food safety standards and regulations.


Job Offer
  • A competitive salary range of up to £50,000 per annum.
  • A vibrant and inclusive company culture that fosters growth and development.
  • The opportunity to work in the heart of London.


This position offers the chance to work in a fast-paced retail industry and to make a significant impact in the company. If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.

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