Graduate Buyer - Food to Go

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Buyer – Food to Go:

We’re currently recruiting for a buyer looking over the food to go category on behalf of a global food service business based out of their South West London offices. The buyer will be required to develop and implement strategies & ranges which drive the revenue and profit performance of the business and its stakeholders.

COMPANY PROFILE – Buyer – Food to Go:

Our client manages this category, on behalf of their clients. The business is multifaceted and are responsible in buying food to go. Our client nurtures the business to deliver a high level of service to both internal and external stakeholders.

DUTIES – Buyer – Food to Go:

* Develop category strategy with agreed targets

* Working across different functions in the business to create a category strategy

* Forecasting stock control for the category taking into consideration market trends

* Collaborating across the business to create and deliver cost saving targets

* Evaluate supply chain and put in processes to mitigate risk

* Supplier sourcing and negotiating contracts with new suppliers

* Introduce and work to KPI’s

* Implement new contracts and legal agreements across supply base

* Use new technology in day to day role and champion new working methods

EXPERIENCE PROFILE – Buyer – Food to Go:

* Experience and an understanding of Food to go

* Proactively manage the supply base to drive efficiencies

* Work closely with sectors to identify and understand business requirements

* Driving innovation, new ways of working and thinking across the business

* Strong demonstrated experience of year on year growth

* Ability to build trust, relationships and manage expectations internally and externally

* Commercial awareness

* Motivated self-starter – able to identify improvement ideas

* Ability to own and deliver own work against tight deadlines

PACKAGE – Buyer – Food to Go:

Salary: £35000

Other Package Benefits – Competitive

Please contact us immediately for more information on this role as a Buyer