Connecting to LinkedIn...

European Senior Buyer

Get similar jobs by email. Register with us now.

Job Title European Senior Buyer
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Start Date
Duration
Our Reference Q98016
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection - apply@questsearch.co.uk
Job Advertised over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking a European Senior Buyer for their UK team. The business prides itself on a culture of constant innovation, cost leadership and developing and distributing a wide range of market leading nutritious products. This position is an integral part of the UK team, interacting extensively with all functions within the business. It will also play a very important role in the wider European business, working closely with key stakeholders.

Specific responsibilities and areas of activity for this role will include:

  • Collection and analysis of market intelligence on suppliers, competitors, commodities and innovation
  • Proposing, supporting and implementing sourcing strategies which optimise the potential value of the supply chain and product portfolio
  • Expression of the buying strategy in supplier selection to enhance the supplier portfolio
  • Supplier relationship management to maximise added value and optimise their integration into the innovation and supply chain process
  • Supplier negotiations and leading COGS and saving projects

The right candidate will either be looking to leverage their experience to date by stepping up to a European-level role or will be aiming to join a smaller company where they can make a real impact. In addition, the essential skills and experience required are:

  • Experience in a senior buyer level role in a FMCG and/or retail environment. International experience will be very beneficial
  • Ability to manage diverse relationships and drive alignment cross functionally and across countries
  • Excellent commercial and consumer knowledge of the European FMCG market
  • Tenacity, determination and the ability to inspire others

If this sounds like the ideal next move for you and you have the skills and experience required, then we would welcome your application.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Ref: Q98016 | Published: over 1 year ago

THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED

Similar Jobs

Buyer
£30,000 - £40,000 | Dubai, Dubai Ref: Q101745 | Published: 07th Nov 2016

I am currently looking for a Buyer to join a retail company based in Dubai. The buyer is going to...

Textiles Buyer
£0 | Jeddah, Ref: Q101814 | Published: 20th Nov 2016

A leading retail business is currently recruiting for a passionate and talented Buyer specialized...

Accessories Buyer
£30,000 - £50,000 | Dubai, Dubai Ref: Q101790 | Published: 13th Nov 2016

A leading fashion retailer offers an exclusive range of quality products & is looking to hire an ...

Buyer - Beauty
£45,000 - £55,000 | City of London, London Ref: Q101844 | Published: 23th Nov 2016

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buyer, to join one of the UK's leading online retaile...

Womenswear Buyer/Senior Buyer (Maternity Cover)
£35,000 - £45,000 | London, London Ref: Q101799 | Published: 16th Nov 2016

As a result of their continued success and expansion, this fast fashion retailer has a highly exc...

Sign In