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Senior Buyer - Food

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92277
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.13519.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 13, 2013 10:58

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to oversee a key product area in the food category. As a Senior Buyer 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 To be successful in the position you must have - * Category Management or Senior Buying experience within Food Retail or FMCG * Track record of success within your career * Have lead and coached to deliver outstanding results as part of a team * Product Development experience desirable not essential * Excellent communication at all levels * Maintain and developed supplier relationships As a Senior Buyer you will be responsible for the buying, supply and development of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. In return you will work for a retail with a great international, Blue-chip business. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q92277. 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.