Food and Catering Buyer

Cheshire | Ref: BBBH17385

£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Buyer
North West
£24,000 - £26,000 plus excellent benefits and flexible working hours

Role Profile

Our client is a successful national business based in the Cheshire area, looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Buyer to support their established team.

The business offers a range of flexible working options such as working from home and compressed hours and could therefore suit candidates based anywhere in the North West.

In this varied and interesting role, your key responsibility will be to manage the Purchasing process for a defined category, in this case, food and catering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Negotiating prices and commercial terms with food and catering suppliers
  • Issuing competitive tenders to supplier base
  • Managing and developing key supplier relationships
  • Developing strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including presenting to internal customers with latest purchasing trends and projects



Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Min. 2 years' experience in a buying role
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills, including working knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial acumen


Previous experience of managing food and catering categories will be advantageous.

Client:

Our client is a successful national business based in the Cheshire area. They offer fantastic benefits for their employees including a generous holiday allowance and a range of flexible working arrangements to encourage a good work / life balance.

Remuneration:

£24,000 - £26,000

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