Buyer - Food and Beverage

1st Executive Limited
United Kingdom
£35k - £40k pa + benefits
04 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer - Food and Beverage Our client a Major Global organisation are seeking an enthusiastic and driven Buyer for this newly created role, working with a Major Global Food Brand. Key responsibilities: - Conduct product reviews and tenders as necessary to deliver cost savings - Communicate clearly with customer stakeholders on progress of product reviews/tenders as part of the procurement process - Deliver pricing agreements - Work closely with the sourcing analysts to create spend analysis and category overviews to share with the customer - Analyse data prepared by analysts to create future projects - Support Buyers in various spend categories - Manage key internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met - Conduct purchasing reviews - Involvement in the buying strategy to ensure process is executed Person Specification: - Proven food/beverage/consumables procurement experience within FMCG/Retail/Foodservice environment - Strong knowledge of category management and its performance measurements, processes, and contracts - Solid negotiation and supplier management skills. - Solid contract management skills. - Strong ability on Excel
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