Buying Manager- Ambient Food

Cast UK Limited
South West London
£50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Title
Buying Manager- Ambient Food
£50-£80,000 (DOE)

Role Profile

My client, a well known luxury retailer is looking for an Ambient Food Buying Manager to join their head office team based in London. Reporting into the Buying Director you will be responsible for the overall buying function for the Ambient Food department. This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Ambient Food Senior Buyer or Buying Manager looking for a new challenge.


  • Work closely with the shop floor team, Supply Coordinators and Buying Assistants to deliver product availability, quality and service to the customer
  • Owner of the shop floor layout and plannogram of products on the sales floor; responsible for ensuring that the Buyers train the sales floor team to implement the vision correctly
  • Responsible for delivering store development projects within own area.
  • Travel will be required

Skills & Experience

  • Currently working at Buying Manager or Senior Buyer level
  • Extensive experience within Ambient Food Buying
  • Proven success at buying and trading own area
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Client information
My client is a well known luxury retailer
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit