We have a great opportunity for a Junior Buyer to join the Food team reporting into our Dairy & Desserts category manager.
The role is integral to the development of our Dairy & Desserts category and is a fantastic opportunity for candidates at the beginning of their procurement career.
Foodbuy are a premier procurement company for food and beverage who provide innovative and unique procurement solutions to operations across the UK and Europe. Developing your career as a Buyer 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 an exciting time when we are commencing our journey to become the number one third party procurement company in the UK.
As a Junior Buyer for Dairy and Desserts you will support the Category Manager in the development and implementation of market leading and innovative category strategies which will fundamentally drive our revenue and profit performance.
You will be passionate about your category and motivated to ensure that we deliver value to all Foodbuy clients, as well as ensuring we deliver growth to our supplier partners.
You will be a great communicator who will be able to develop strong relationships with both our clients and suppliers; with a focus on sourcing great products at the forefront of everything you do.
In addition to this, you will conduct analysis which will help support you make informed commercial decisions around the market place and will provide insight into long-term sourcing strategies primarily supporting Dairy & Desserts, but supporting the broader team where necessary.
In return, we offer each individual clearly defined career pathways, L&D programmes and progression opportunities to support you in your long term career aspirations.
To fit in with us, and for us to be right for you; you will have a passion for buying with experience of working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organisation.
You will have the ability to look at clients’ needs as a source of inspiration with the ability to build strong and lasting relationships.
Previous experience of building strong and lasting relationships with stakeholders is key as well as the ability to influence, engage, negotiate and communicate at all levels.
We are a complex and fast-paced business, so you will also have energy, enthusiasm and resilience in abundance.
In return, you will receive a competitive salary and package and you will be given the opportunity to develop and make the most out of your career. We believe that our people are our business, so along with the tools and support you need to get to here you want to go, we’ll make sure you have fun along the way. We are dedicated to creating a positive place where the best people want to work.
Up to £30,000 based on experience
Bonus based on business and personal performance
Monday to Friday