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Buying Manager - Fresh Produce

Job Title: Buying Manager - Fresh Produce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91482
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: bjm.75168.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 16, 2013 11:15

Job Description

This leading retailer is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to oversee a key product category in the fresh produce category. As the [Senior Buyer]searches/senior-buyer-jobs) you will be responsible for the buying, supply and development of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. Responsibilities include: * Plan and develop a profitable and commercial product range * Negotiate and monitor terms with suppliers * Drive cost down within supply base * Maintain sales and profit according to budget * Responsible for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales In order to apply you must have a university degree or equivalent, have an extensive background within buying, ideally in produce, have good negotiation/communication skills and have a proven track record of success. If working for an international company, within a friendly working environment, with great future progression opportunities appeals to you pleas apply now!