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The People Co. / Supply Jobs
London (Central), London (Greater)
£45k-£48k per annum
Closing date
7 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you a Buyer looking for a new opportunity? A new vacancy for a Buyer has become available at our client based in Central London who are a passionate and creative organisation.

Job Role
Providing support to the Procurement and Operations Director in managing and maintaining key strategic supplier relationships.  You will also be playing a core role in the product development plans for the brand, including supporting our supplier scoping and selection process and negotiating contractual terms with suppliers.  

•    Optimizing the commercial benefit from our suppliers
•    Negotiating contractual terms
•    Working on long-term strategies to ensure our suppliers can deliver for the growth ambitions of the brand
•    Driving continuous improvement plans with our suppliers throughout the supply chain
•    Pro-actively supporting the NPD program
•    You will be a key stakeholder and part of the delivery team for all new product launches
•    Scoping and analysis of potential supply partners to select suppliers who can deliver product quality, food safety, and production capabilities to the MG brand needs
•    Assessment, analysis, and briefings of supplier capabilities
•    Working closely with the supply team to ensure continuity of supply and efficiency in the supply chain process
•    Providing relevant market and product information to share with the team

Personal Profile
•    At least 2 years’ experience in a procurement role
•    Experience in an FMCG environment
•    Experience working on NPD projects team
•    Competency in managing stakeholders both internally and externally
•    Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
•    An excellent communicator and a brilliant eye for detail
•    Well-organized – you’ll have lots of plates spinning at once, and it’s important you’re comfortable with managing your time in delivery of multiple projects
•    Multi-talented. We’re a small team so you’ll need to be willing to get stuck into all areas of the business and work at pace

Ref Code: FMW41389


Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.



Purchasing, warehousing and logistics is an area that never stands still, is ever-evolving and - right now - is changing rapidly. Robotics is developing fast whilst blockchain and cloud-based systems are creating greater transparency and efficiency. In our Supply division, we’re seeing a variety of highly innovative, high quality and ground-breaking positions coming on stream to meet the sector’s growing needs. From warehouse supervisors and transport managers to supply chain directors, our People can help

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