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Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £100000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92300
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2013 16:05

Job Description

One of the industry’s highly successful food retailers is seeking a fresh food buyer to enhance their current team. As fresh food buyer you will be responsible for buying, supplying, product development and developing supplier relationships in order to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. This role has several key responsibilities including: * Optimise the purchase of fresh food, through effective management of supplier relationships, innovation and expert negotiation. * Develop a key understanding of the product range and also of competitors. * Build an expert knowledge of the customer base to increase customer appeal. * Maintain sales and profit in accordance to the budget. * Work as one with your team to achieve an excellent working practise and efficiency. This opportunity will suit an individual who is already an established fresh food retailer buyer who is looking for an exciting new challenge. You further must have excellent product development and project management skills, and a key ability to influence and persuade at all levels of business. This is a rare opportunity to contribute to a leading, well established brand, with a competitive salary, great benefits and excellent working environment. If you are looking for your next opportunity and feel enthusiastic about this role, 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.