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Junior Buyer

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93067
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.40675.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 24, 2013 16:53

Job Description

As a result of an impressive business growth, a large food service provider in Portsmouth is looking to hire a highly skilled Junior Buyer to join their team. The Junior Buyer will report to the Trading Manager and manage two Buying Assistants. The responsibilities of the Junior Buyer will include: * Ensuring product availability using current systems and tools and supporting the development of further processes and controls * Overseeing the completion of product tenders to customers * Supporting the team in sourcing of adhoc product requests * Developing and managing the supply base including a number of key partners * Producing weekly and daily KPI’s and conducting analysis of performance The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: * Experience within a Buyer role * Strong background and understanding of the logistics process * Good networking skills * Strong commercial acumen * Excellent communication skills For this crucial post, the rewards are beyond the usual competitive salary package, but an opportunity to further develop as a professional and have a large influence in an exciting new workplace. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV. 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.