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Senior Buyer - Meat

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Meat
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 5k Car Allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95301
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.69984.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 01, 2014 15:54

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to oversee a key product area in the meat and fresh category . As a Senior Buyer you will be responsible for the buying & planning of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. The Category is Fresh food looking after lamb and lamb products. Like for Like product is not essential however is looking for an established, progressive Buyer within an Food retail or FMCG supplier background who has led teams and have showcased being able to work to objectives and develop your team and supplier relationships. The Responsibilities for this role include: * Plan and develop a profitable and commercial product range · Negotiate and monitor terms with suppliers Development and planning of ranges · Maintain sales and profit according to budget * Be involved with New Product Development & own brand development · Responsible for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales To be successful in the position you must have - * Category Management or Buying experience within a retail background. * 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 In return you will work for a retail with a great international, Blue-chip business and will have the opportunity to develop your career for the long term, including share option, car and various other benefits. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q95301. 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.