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Buying Manager - Horticulture

Job Title: Buying Manager - Horticulture
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91785
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2013 14:05

Job Description

This retailer is looking to recruit a Buying Manager to oversee a key product category within Fresh Produce. As the [Buying Manager](/searches/buying-manager-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: * Planning and developing a profitable and commercial product range * Negotiating and monitoring terms with suppliers * Driving cost down within supply base * Maintaining sales and profit according to budget * Responsibility for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales In order to apply you must have a university degree or equivalent, 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 then please apply now! 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.