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Senior Buyer Non-Food

£50,000 to £60,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

Our client:

  • Leading foodservice organisation supplying the out of home sector
  • Fantastic culture focused on personal development will support professional qualifications
  • Clear strategy focused on sales and profit growth. Research & insights are at the centre of decision making
  • This Non-Food Buying role is ideal for forward thinking individual, who has a passion for the customer and enjoys negotiation

The role:

  • The successful Non-Food buyer will be responsible for disposables, consumables, light equipment and indirects and will have responsibility for sourcing and negotiating a range that meets the strategic plan and delivers targeted sales and profit
  • As Non-Food Buyer you will develop and deliver innovative ideas that exceed customer expectations and grow market share
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders you will develop the strategic plan that will deliver long term growth
  • Managing a junior buyer, the Non-Food Buyer will be responsible for their coaching and development

Ideal candidate:

  • You will currently be working as a non-food buyer wither within food retail, foodservice or food wholesale within the UK
  • It is essential that you can demonstrate a passion for buying 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 Non-Food Buyer 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
  • Ideally you will have some management experience as a manager or mentor

Benefits & details:

  • Salary up to £60k plus, bonus benefits
  • Fantastic culture with genuine focus on personal development
  • Role is split between the office in central London (2 days) and home (3 days)

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/16508/7. Confidentiality assured.

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  • Job Reference: 704561074-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Seven
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent