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Food Buyer

North London   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Family run food business looking to expand their buying team
  • Exciting opportunity for a multi-lingual Buyer

About Our Client

A successful family run business with an extensive history of being one of the most successful businesses in their field.

Job Description

As the Food Buyer you will:

  • Deliver a customer facing offer balancing range, price and promotion
  • Deliver optimum costs through negotiation, tenders, global sourcing and value chain analysis
  • Manage a complex variety of supplier relationships
  • Work cross functionally with shared accountability on supply chain, stores, category planning, business planning, own brand and technical colleagues
  • Gather and analyse market intelligence
  • Create trade plan and product ranges cross all departments

The Successful Applicant

As the Buyer you will:

  • Have retail buying experience in World food and/or Oriental foods
  • Appreciate and understand range, trade plan and supply chain
  • Have good negotiation and analytical skills
  • Have great communication skills and be comfortable in the presence of board directors
  • Be fluent in Mandarin or Cantonese

What's on Offer

Food Buyer £30,000 - £40,000 based in North London