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Senior Global Category Buyer - Food

  • Location

    Stevenage

  • Discipline:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65,000 - 75,000+Benefits

  • Consultant:

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  • Email:

    eheeley@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    EH/16436

  • Published:

    4 months ago

A significant opportunity has arisen for a Senior Global Category Buyer – Food for a firm within the hospitality industry – location is flexible as they have a number of offices in London and Hertfordshire  with flexibility for remote working for a significant amount of time.

You will be part of the Global Supply Management team who are responsible for negotiating and governing all commercial contracts globally. You will coordinate with suppliers and regions to ensure smooth delivery of brief and ensure open communication lines with stakeholders adjusting in an agile and effective manner to any change.  This role is focussed on the strategic overview of the Global food category and the delivery of procurement within that strategy.

Experience with global/European procurement is vital for this role, and previous experience with food buying would be a huge advantage.  

You will be responsible for the global supplier relationships so must be a good communicator with strong commercial acumen. You must network with internal and external stakeholders to maintain the current relationships and communication base. There is a substantial opportunity to develop your career and propel within this company.