Buyer / Food

Recruiter
B C T Resourcing
Location
South West London
Salary
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Buyer - Food

London

30k - 40k + Benefits

A leading foodservice/retail company is looking for a driven, dynamic and tenacious Buyer for their exciting growing food business based in London. You will be responsible for sourcing and setting up contracts and supply for key food categories including fish and veg.



Key Responsibilities:



* Manage and trade key food categories for the business.
* Delivering the successful negotiation and completion of contracts suitable for each category with clear KPIs identified to drive and deliver business and cost efficiencies.
* Responsible for managing inflation, through negotiation and new sourcing opportunities.
* Key involvement in new menu development.
* Delivering compliance of contract terms.
* Engaging and utilising key technical experts within the business to ensure contracts are met in full.
* Responsible for managing macro-economic and environmental risk factors and new product and process developments



Key Skills:

* Degree Educated or equivalent
* A strong understanding of Foodservice buying
* Strong supplier management, negotiating and sourcing experience
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Customer focused - experience of working collaboratively with key suppliers
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated



Salary & Benefits:

30k - 40k + Benefits



Client

Our client is a foodservice/retail brand based in London.