Buyer - Hospitality Sector - Central London

Employer
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Highly attractive, car, bonus + excellent benefits
Closing date
8 Nov 2019

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An opportunity for a experienced commercial buyer to join a leader in the retail and hospitality sector.

I'm looking for a highly credible, commercially strong Buyer with strong experience of working within the hospitality sector. You'll be a leading player in the category team driving medium and long term category plans for the growing hospitality area. You'll be accountable for agreeing and setting budgets and promotional plans and will be targeted on delivering margins and sales growth within the hospitality area. Candidates will need to have a real passion for food and a strong track record of delivering margin,enhancing promotional activity and driving innovation with the help of new product development and technical teams.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Leading the category buying team to deliver commercial objectives
  • Manage the relationship with suppliers and identify new and innovative ones
  • Drive efficiency improvements within the supply base


This business has an excellent reputation in the food industry for its extensive, innovative product range. It's a highly innovative business and they thrive on their ability to be first to market with new food trends.

To thrive in this role, you'll need significant experience of food buying within the hospitality sector. You'll need to demonstrate first-class negotiation skills, excellent commercial awareness and have strong analytical experience.

This is a challenging role in a high performance environment so I am looking for a talented individual looking to further their career within a leading business.

To apply send your details through to me today.

Ref HLJ895345

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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