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Buying Manager - Health & Nutrition

Job Title: Buying Manager - Health & Nutrition
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94136A
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2014 09:56

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking to recruit a Buyer Manager to oversee a key product area in the food category. As a Manager you will be responsible for the buying, supply and development of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. The Category is covering the Nutricentre so this includes - Heath, Vitamins, Protein Shakes & Supplements. Like for Like product experience is not necessary however is looking for an established, progressive Buyer within any Food or Health background who can make the transition! The Responsibilities for this role 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 This role will be open to people from an Retail Food. Health, Ingredient or FMCG background as the World Food category covers all areas. 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 Q94136A. 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.