Salary: 30000

Shift hours: Fixed Term

This is an exciting opportunity for a Category Buyer to join our team at Foodbuy who will be responsible for the day to day Procurement activity for Avanti West Coast. Working closely with your supply chain colleagues. You will work alongside Avanti West Coast proposition and operational teams on all product requirements and be integral to all negotiations, range reviews, tenders and menu changes. 

As the Category Buyer, you will be responsible for: 

  • 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 
  • Update the internal system, ensuring the Foodbuy ticketing system is up to date 
  • Ensure all pricing and descriptions are correct

The selected Category Buyer will have experience in: 

  • 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 ability to manager supplier relationships at all levels

Reference: compass/TP/52407942/LT

Location: London Euston