Buyer - Food

£40000 - £45000

Buying and Merchandising

North West

Retail

Permanent

12710/001_1516898635

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Buyer to oversee the Frozen Food category for this UK wide retailer, based in Manchester

As Buyer - Food, you will have full responsibility for overseeing the development and implementation of a robust commercial strategy and plan for the Frozen category. Driving performance of the Frozen category by leading, managing and motivating a team of buyers, to source, negotiate, develop and deliver the best and most enticing product ranges. Ultimately ensuring sales and profit is maximised.

As the Buyer - Food you will continuously look for ways to improve and initiate change in processes where necessary, to grow and develop the Frozen category. Based in Manchester, you will be comfortable with travel both internationally to suppliers and within the UK to stores. You will ensure product ranges are reflective of the current market trends and customers are offered the best and most competitive furniture range in the market. You will need to be a leader but also be comfortable being hands on with product at the same time.

What our client is looking for from you for this Buyer - Food role?

  • Currently be responsible for managing and leading a team of engaged and motivated buyers.

  • Be extremely strategic and a problem solver with the ability to think about the bigger picture and articulate this effectively across all levels.

  • Thrive in working in a fast paced environment under pressure.

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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