Junior/ Graduate Buyer

Maloy & Flynn
12 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Junior/ Graduate Buyer
Location: Nottingham
45 hours per week, 20 days holidays + Bank Holidays

Key Skills:
• Previous Food and Drink buying experience
• Educated to a degree level or equivalent qualification/ experience.
This role is for a natural negotiator, who loves a challenge, and 100% committed to putting the time and effort into their development and progression. In turn, they will receive coaching and mentoring from some highly skilled and knowledgeable buyers, receive varied training such as: stock replenishment, negotiating supplier discounts, category management, covering different categories from beers, wines and spirits to fresh foods.
The Role:
• Develop an exciting and credible range
• Work effectively to drive department sales and profit; focusing on meeting customer needs, whilst planning and developing for the future
• Build and maintain key relationships with the supply base in order to achieve maximum flexibility and reliability
• Demonstrate a pro-active approach to product quality e.g. identifying and resolving issues early on
The Candidate:
• Previous Food and Drink Buying Experience advantageous
• Outstanding commercial awareness
• High attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels
• Good time management, prioritisation, negotiation & organisational skills
• Strong presentation skills
• The ability to perform under pressure
• Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant qualification/experience
• Advanced Excel skills
Due to the high volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from us within 7 days then your application has been unsuccessful. We will keep your information on our database and will be in touch should other suitable opportunities become available.

Maloy & Flynn Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment consultancy for both temporary and permanent positions in Sales and Marketing, Engineering, Construction, Head Office Support, Administration, Apprenticeships, Customer Services and Call Centre.

Please refer to our website for more opportunities

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