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Retail Food Buyer - £35,000

RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Grocery, Manufacturing, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 August 2017

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Retail Food Buyer – Watford - £35,000 – FTSE 100

A globally recognised brand in food and beverage production are currently in the market for a food buyer. The role with this FTSE 100 Company would be sourcing and managing a large food spend, which could be any of a large number of subcategories.

Responsibilities of the Food Buyer:
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to understand what they need from the procurement function
  • Take ownership of a £7 million spend, high turnover, category so the supply must be continuous and reliable
  • Help to run the tender process and then manage the contracts once the tender process is complete
  • Mentor and help to bring graduate and junior buyers up to speed with best practice strategies
  • Implement and help to design new and innovative procurement strategies

Key Skills and Experience of the Food Buyer:
  • Experience buying food and beverages e.g. tea, coffee and confectionary is preferred but not essential
  • Must have managed the full end to end procurement process
  • Previous experience in the management of contracts
  • Evidence of the delivery of tangible savings in previous roles
  • 2:1 at degree level or equivalent
  • Relevant business qualification e.g. CIPS

If you are looking to further your career in food buying then this is the role for you, offering excellent professional development within a FTSE 100 listed globally recognised brand.

If you are interested in this role then send your CV to[email removed]

Keywords: Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer, International Procurement, FMCG, Food, Beverage, Direct Procurement, Degree, Strategic Sourcing, Ambient, Tea, Coffee, Confectionary

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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