European Vegetable Buyer - Household Food Company

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
24 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
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European Vegetable Buyer - Household Food Company - £40000 - £50000 - FMCG

Multibillion household name within the food industry seeks a pragmatic individual to undertake the European Vegetable Buyer position in their London office. Procurement is a successfully established role within the company and that sources from both European and Global markets. The successful individual will continue the fruitful management of multimillion-euro spends in a results-orientated role.

Responsibilities of the European Vegetable Buyer:

  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders and suppliers whilst delivering excellent service to the food market
  • Working closely with the procurement team to leverage the company's expertise and scale across the food industry

    • Timely execution of cost-line management by completing annual budgeting and providing financial annual and quarterly forecasts
  • Great decision making authority that can commit to purchasing contracts up to €500,000

Qualities of the European Vegetable Buyer:

  • Large-scale Global or European vegetable sourcing experience
  • A degree or equivalent is necessary within the position. Partial or completed CIPS qualification isn't necessary but is advantageous
  • Confidence with a bold delivery style that challenges the status quo and takes calculated risks to deliver solutions and anticipate barriers to create prolific vegetable buying deals
  • Expert knowledge of 7-step Strategic Sourcing process that delivers value across quality, service, risk, innovation and cost across the industry

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