Category Buyer - Indirects

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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? If so, we have a brilliant opportunity to join our Foodbuy business here in Chertsey! This is an opportunity to join a successful team who provide the very best products to complement our award winning service and delivery.  

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 responsibilitiesAs a Category Buyer in the Indirects team, you will support the Category Development Manager in developing and implementing marketing leading and innovative category strategies and ranges. Your core responsibilities include:

Engaging and supporting a wide range of stakeholders to execute the best category development process
Building analysis to optimise buying power across all markets
Building insight for negotiations and market knowledge
Conducting industry analysis to support business stakeholders with commercial understanding of the market place

Ideal candidateThe role would suit someone who is highly commercial and results driven with previous experience as a Buyer or procurement professional, ideally within an Indirect category. You will be committed to achieving the highest levels of commercial success individually and for the team with the ability to influence, engage and communicate at all levels. You will have experience in the following areas:

Able to prioritise multiple demands and operate at pace in an entrepreneurial environment.
Experience building strong relationships with internal customers with a collaborative approach
Ability to work cross functionally with colleagues across the business
Though not essential, CIPS professional qualifications would be an advantage.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Anwen John

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