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Buyer - Fresh Meat

Job Title: Buyer - Fresh Meat
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91200
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.52305.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 17, 2012 10:50

Job Description

This leading retailer is recruiting for a [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) to join its ever expanding trading team. The successful candidate will contribute to the buying plan for the department across fresh meat. They will ensure that the right product is bought for the right price and that it is innovative and competitive. Key Responsibilities: * Negotiate low prices with current and future suppliers * Bring innovation through new ideas * Negotiate with suppliers to deliver strong margins * Develop category strategy * Be accountable for the development and implementation of promotions * Identifying new product development opportunities * Review current pricing and set current price strategies The successful candidate will need strong leadership skills, experience in fresh food ideally within meats from either retail, wholesale or foodservice. You should be able to work in a team as well as autonomously, excellent negotiation skills and supply management skills are needed. In return the successful candidate will receive a competitive package and the opportunity to progress with a leading brand in retail. If you feel like this opportunity is for you then please do not hesitate in applying.