Buyer - Food To Go

London (South), London (Greater)
11 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

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


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