It is essential you are a strong negotiator and have extensive Category Buying experience with a multi-site retailer. Candidates with experience in any food category within a fast paced retail environment will be consider, including grocery, snacks, fresh, produce, chilled, frozen, dairy, impulse, ambient etc.
Job details :
The main areas of this role will include:
Negotiating cost prices
Supplier relationship management
Selecting a market leading product range
Sourcing new suppliers
Category strategy development
Working closely with suppliers to develop new supply chain initiatives
You will be a strong negotiator and have previous food buying experience for a large multiple retailer within any food product area such as fresh, chilled, frozen or grocery.
Candidates with a foodservice / wholesale buying background will also be considered