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Fresh Meat Buying Director

Job Title: Fresh Meat Buying Director
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £100000 per annum + Competitive + bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q96186_1412179213
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: Marcel.Chahine@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: October 01, 2014 17:00

Job Description

One of the forerunners in the meat distribution industry across UK and Europe is looking for a highly competent and passionate Buying Director to join their continuously growing team.

As the Buying Director, you will be responsible for:

  • Dealing with direct sources of meat such as farmers or cattle raisers
  • Implementing strategies to minimize actual spend through strong negotiations
  • Maintaining and establishing solid relationship with suppliers
  • Ensuring that the quality of the products are maintained within standards
  • Managing a team and fostering correlation with other departments
  • Analysing market trends and range reviews
  • Re evaluating the Purchasing function and implementing schemes to maximize its function

For this role you must have:

  • Experience as a Buying Manager or Director in the fresh meat sector
  • Well versed and knowledgeable with meat
  • Solid commercial expertise in the meat processing industry
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills

If you are up for a great deal in terms of career advancement and salary package, then this opportunity will ensure your stability and enthusiasm as a professional. Take the challenge and send your updated CV in word format.

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We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.