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Buyer - Food (German speaker)

£40000 - £45000

Buying and Merchandising





Job Description

Does a role with autonomy to make decisions interest you?

Are you comfortable making decisions on a daily basis with the ability to think on your feet and move quickly?

Our client is a recognised business within the Food industry, based in London. There is a fantastic progression pathway in place for this role, so if you are ambitious and driven to rise up the ranks within Buying, this could be the perfect role for you.

So what does this Buyer - Food (German speaker) role involve?

As Buyer - Food (German speaker) you will ensure the delivery of budgeted targets and enhanced performance, by inputting creative ideas for product development and implementing your part of the category plan with a range of exciting and enticing products for your category.

Be accountable for analysing and giving insight on your categories performance and put into place an operating plan, making tactical changes when required. You will have a key responsibility in actively planning promotional activity to drive an increase in your category sales.

Develop and manage effective relationships with the trading team and suppliers, ensuring the category plan is on track and clearly communicating across market intelligence, such as competitors and target customers to create opportunities for the business.

What qualities do I need for this Buyer - Food (German speaker) role?

  • Sound commercial judgement and clarity of thinking.

  • An excellent grasp of all elements of the commercial mix

  • You must be able to speak German

  • High energy and strong drive

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and persuade at senior levels

  • The ability to take initiatives and realise objectives without constant referral

  • To manage multiple tasks and perform under pressure

  • Accomplished and confident presentation skills


This Buyer - Food (German speaker) role offers a salary of up to £45,000 plus a great package including:

  • 10% bonus

  • Pension contribution

  • Healthcare cover

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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