Category Buyer - Fresh Produce

Salary: £75K
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: Middle East
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client, a respected business in the Middle East is currently looking for category buyer for "fresh produce" As our client is looking to break into the market they require somebody who is in retail and must have technical knowledge in this field

The Role

•You will deliver a great customer focused proposition, working with senior members to ensure the right product arrives at the right place, at the right time, and for the right price.
•Identify new potential suppliers and ensure suppliers are listed and de-listed correctly
•Strive towards the best quality, availability and price for our customers, keeping customers at the heart of decisions.
•Identify potential suppliers and continually assess and review our supply base with your manager to deliver price, quality and availability in a way that benefits our client, the customer and our Suppliers.
•Developing a joint plan with Group Food and collectively engage the supplier
•Working with our suppliers to develop innovative and feasible propositions for the customer delivering great ranges and product innovation across all ranges

The Candidate

•The successful candidate will have extensive Procurement experience
•Extensive knowledge of chilled fresh produce
•Understanding of country and global supply chain processes
•Successful track record of buying products
•Demonstrate negotiation skills
•Demonstrate supply and stakeholder management skills
•Ability to operate in a fast paced culture of change
•Come from a retailer Sainsburys, Tecsco, M&S or ASDA

What’s on Offer

•All year sunshine
•Tax free living
•Flights
•Bonus

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to matt@drnewitt.com or contact Matt Steedman on 0131 226 5060.
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