Category Buyer (Multiple Categories)

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Job Sector:
South East
Chertsey, Surrey
£30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Compass Group
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Are you an ambitious and customer orientated Buyer or Procurement professional, driven to develop a career within a FTSE 100 organisation?

Here at Foodbuy we currently have a number of opportunities for Category Buyers to join our ever expanding teams in Food and Non Food. There are fantastic opportunities for individuals with a passion for purchasing and keen to develop, here the opportunities are endless and no two days are the same.

Foodbuy are a premier food and beverage procurement company who provide innovative and unique procurement solutions to operations across the UK and Europe. Developing your career within Foodbuy means that you aren’t just taking another job; it’s an opening to an exciting and rewarding career. It’s your chance to join an organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what we do, at a an exciting time when we are commencing our journey to become the number one third party procurement company in the UK.
Package descriptionCompetitive Salary & Packagee
Main responsibilitiesThis is an opportunity to join a successful team who provide the very best products to complement our award winning service and delivery. As the successful candidate, you will support the Category Development Manager in developing and implementing marketing leading and innovative category strategies and ranges within non-food. You will engage and support a wide range of stakeholders and execute the best category development process. You will contribute to the team’s continued success by building analysis that enables Foodbuy to optimise its buying power across all markets, building insight for negotiations and market knowledge and conducting industry analysis to support business stakeholders with commercial understanding of the market place within a highly progressive and fast paced environment.
Ideal candidateThe role would suit someone who is highly commercial and results driven. You will be a strong Buyer, committed to achieving the highest levels of commercial success individually and for the team. You will have the ability to look at clients’ needs as a source of inspiration, you must be able to prioritise multiple demands with a proven ability to operate at pace in an entrepreneurial environment. You will be build strong relationships with internal customers and have a collaborative approach with the ability to work cross functionally with colleagues across the business. The ideal candidate will have experience in a category buying role. Though not essential, CIPS professional qualifications would be an advantage.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Racheal Hill

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