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Buyer - Fresh Food

Job Title: Buyer - Fresh Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: £40 - £45K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q86901
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2012 16:29

Job Description

A leading food retailer in the South East requires a Fresh Food Buyer to support its strategy and achieve its ambitious targets. Your activities will include new product development, range management, pricing, promotion and developing supplier relationships. As Fresh Food Buyer, you will be expected to: * Develop activity plans to deliver the product range and category performance targets * Liaise with other departments such as Supply Chain, Product Development, Manufacturing, Marketing, Merchandising and Stores * Take charge of ongoing range management by reviewing pricing, performance, product selection, space and productivity * Develop an understanding of the product range and also that of other retailers * Build knowledge of the customer base to deliver activity with maximum customer appeal * Work with a one-team mindset to achieve good working practice and efficiency * Monitor performance against KPIs and report as required The ideal candidate will have: * Food Retail Buying or FMCG experience from a large UK business * Excellent Product Development, Project Management and Marketing skills * The ability to persuade and influence at all levels of the business In return, the Fresh Food Buyer will receive a generous salary and benefits packag. If you're a passionate and ambitious Buyer looking for your next challenge, please apply now with an up to date CV.