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Grocery Buyer

Job Title: Grocery Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: Q101289
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: emma.hutchinson@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: August 25, 2016 17:39

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a Grocery Buyer or experienced Junior Buyer, to join a fast-paced leading grocery retailer.

Key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Developing key supplier relationships, including the management and negotiation of supplier accounts
  • Ensure branded and own-brand product ranges within your category comply business strategy and match consumer demand
  • Developing your team of Assistant Buyers
  • Overall responsibility for the category

Necessary criteria include:

  • Proven success in a buying or trading role, ideally within an FMCG environment
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Previous category management experience

If you're interested in this role have the necessary skills and experience, please apply below. Grocery experience is not essential so if this sounds like an exciting opportunity then please apply quoting Q101289.

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.