Retail Buying Director | Food/FMCG | £100k+

East Midlands
Closing date
13 Nov 2019

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Are you an experienced retail buying looking to take a step up in your career and take on a bigger remit? Or, are you an experienced retail buying director looking for a new challenge? If the answer is yes to either of those questions, we want to hear from you.

About our Client:

Our client is a leading UK retailer who work hard to offer the best possible range of products to their customers. With many awards under their belts, they continue to deliver great products and ever competitive prices. With the retail environment under growing pressure they operate a very efficient and cost effective model to pass savings onto the consumers and take control of their market share.

About the Job:

You will utilise your retail buying expertise to continue to drive performance across your team and categories. You will be a dynamic leader and a real influencer of internal and external stakeholders. You will have a proven track record of delivering commercial wins, as well as being able to show the ability to lead a team. You will be very commercially savvy as well as having a broad technical and NPD understanding. You will be able to make decisions keeping the customers in mind and work with suppliers to develop a range that appeals to shoppers.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in retail buying and you will have consistently delivered results throughout your career to date. You will be a strong negotiator, a team leader and a real influencer.

Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have great commercial acumen, have a proven track record as a buyer and understand the retail supply chain. You will also need to be hard working, willing to go the extra mile and have experience in driving a commercial strategy for a category.

Application Process:

The successful candidate will progress through multiple interview stages and will include numerical testing and a presentation. This process can take time to complete. If you feel you have the required background and skills, please click apply now. To discuss this role in more detail prior to submitting your application, please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM12045

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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