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Buyer - FMCG

Job Role (s):
Business and Customer Support
£30,000 to £38,000 Per Annum
West Midlands, Birmingham
Contract Type:

South Birmingham
£30,000 - £38,000 dep on experience
Mon - Fri 08.30 - 5.30 - 40 hours

Due to growth, a very successful, independent, family orientated FMCG retailer, with over 300 stores are seeking an experienced Buyer to join their Head Office in Birmingham. It's a fast paced environment where you will be responsible for managing your own categories.

The role will involve:

*Developing and maintaining good relationships with suppliers, ranging from global FMCG brands to small family run businesses.
*Negotiating and agreeing prices and trading terms, placing orders in line with demand.
*Creating a balanced commercial plan based around growth and reviewing ranges.

The ideal person will have:

*Previous experience of working as a Buyer within a FMCG environment
*Strong commercial and market awareness, as well as good negotiation skills.
*Excellent communication skills at all levels and the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders.
*Ability to work at a fast pace, in a dynamic and evolving environment

Please get in touch ASAP if you have worked as a Buyer within a procurement team and have the relevant experience. If you are seeking an opportunity for the long term, with a family run business, with fabulous values and culture we will be delighted to hear from you.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We will assess your application against the essential criteria for the role. We aim to let you know within 48-hours if your application is to be progressed.

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