Junior Buyer

What you'll be doing:
We're currently recruiting a dedicated Junior Buyer to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Foodbuy on a full time basis, contracted to 40 hours per week.

As a Junior Buyer, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.
More about the role:
Could you bring your spark to Foodbuy? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Daily liaison with Supply Chain, Foodbuy, Avanti (props and ops), suppliers, and third parties' route to market.
  • Manage day to day strategy and relationships
  • Liaison point between supplier and client
  • Ensure all pricing and descriptions are correct
Who you are:
Our ideal Junior Buyer will:
  • MUSThave Food and beverage buying experience
  • Budgeting and true cost negotiations
  • Experience with building and developing relationships with clients and suppliers
  • Experience creating strategy and business plans
  • Hold strong commercial acumen
  • Strong Microsoft Excel capability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Buying experience with the ability to manage supplier relationships at all levels

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses. With a team of over 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.

Job Reference: com/1402/96801001/52477840/WJ

Compass Group UK&I is an equal opportunities employer, committed to cultivating diverse and inclusive environments for every employee.

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