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Buyer - Food & Drink

Job Title: Buyer - Food & Drink
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Excellent Bonus + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87880
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: smk.65920.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 02, 2012 15:28

Job Description

A highly successful retailer in Greater London requires a Food & Drink Buyer (Sandwiches, Snack & Drinks) to support its strategy and achieve its ambitious targets. The role will involve range management, pricing, promotion and developing supplier relationships with high profile brands. As Food & Drink Buyer, you will also be expected to: * Develop activity plans to deliver the product range and category performance targets * Work cross-functionally to deliver category plans * Oversee ongoing range management by reviewing pricing, performance, product selection, space and productivity * Develop 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 To be successful in this role, you should possess Food Retail Buying or FMCG experience within a large UK business, have excellent negotiation skills and cross-functional working experience together with the ability to persuade and influence at all levels of the business. If this sounds like the right role for you, please apply now.