Food Buyer - £45,000 - Oxford

GBP35000 - GBP50000 per annum +
08 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Alex Brunt
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time

Food Buyer - £45,000 - Oxford

This FMCG major are seeking a food buyer to strengthen their procurement ranks after the team undergoes substantial growth. Working with high profile suppliers the successful individual will manage a growing category and support its growth inline with the company's ethos. The role also requires leadership and management of a junior buyer with responsibility for their development and performance.

Food Buyer- Procurement Job Profile:

  • Develop and manage the supplier relationships effectively, working with high profile industry leading suppliers
  • Responsibility of the full procurement life cycle, controlling the process right through to post-delivery supplier relationship management
  • Management of large spend procurement projects often with complete autonomy
  • Leadership skills that nurture and develop the team into industry leading procurement professionals

Food Buyer - Procurement Requirements:

  • Battle hardened stakeholder management skills, comfortable dealing with high level senior procurement executives
  • Proven History of delivering cost savings and enhancement of the procurement service provided
  • One-year minimum experience within the food and beverage industry
  • Strong Degree (2:1 and above)
  • CIPS (Preferred but not essential)

If you are an ambitious individual with experience within the food and beverage industry this is a fantastic opportunity to develop and progress quickly in a fast-paced environment.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Alex at or directly through this page.

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