Food and Raw Ingredients Senior Buyer

Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
£35000 - £45000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Food and Raw Ingredients Senior Buyer - Procurement Team - Market Leading Retail Corporation - Full Category Management of Spends - London - £35,000 - £45,000 Package This leading Food and Beverage retailer has experience double digit growth for the past 10 years and as a result of this growth and increased demand, they are expanding their procurement function and seeking a Food and Raw Ingredients Buyer to join this booming business. The successful candidate will be managing £Multi-Million category spends and given the autonomy to grow and develop their personal business and procurement skill set in an exciting, globally growing and fast paced retail environment. Role Overview; Food and Raw Ingredients Senior Buyer: Directly driving your personal category business across a range of Food and Raw Ingredients; developing promotional plans and sales operations to increase customer participation and global success Leading vital negotiations with suppliers and executive stakeholders, ensuring your category is efficient and effective whilst building your market network Utilising your strong procurement knowledge to review and analyse market trends, adopting strategic sourcing methods to minimise category risk and maximise profit Working collaboratively with suppliers to identify customer needs and source the most suitable ingredients and developing new products Procurement Background and Experience Required: A strong background in the food/retail procurement environment, with experience of strategic sourcing and cost savings achieved as well as value added to the business Ability to successfully manage and develop stakeholder relationships, with strong negotiation and interpersonal skills being a vital aspect of the role Passion to develop and grow your procurement skill set, eager to gain cross category experience within a growing business Degree qualified (or equivalent), CIPS preferred Receiving multiple awards for career development, people management and retail innovation this firm is recognised for their best in class service to their workforce and promoting a dynamic and exciting working environment, making it one of the most sought after procurement positions in the Food and Beverages market. To apply, or for more information please contact Jane at Keywords: Procurement, Direct Procurement, Buyer, Senior Buyer, Direct Buyer, FMCG, Retail, Food, Beverages, Fresh Produce, Raw Ingredients, Ingredients, Stakeholder Management, Negotiation, Degree, CIPS, London, Greater London This job was originally posted as