Are you an ambitious Buyer or procurement professional driven to develop a career within a FTSE 100 organisation? If so, we have a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join our Foodbuy business here in Chertsey! This is an opportunity to join a successful team who provide the very best products to complement our award winning service and delivery.
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.
Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.
As a Category Buyer in the Indirects team, you will manage and develop a diverse range of service spend categories including but not limited to, HR, Fleet, FM, Site Services, Travel, Merchant Services, Marketing, Print, Expense, Professional and Legal Services. You will support the Category Development Manager in developing strategies which drive the revenue and profit performance of Compass Group UK & Ireland and Foodbuy clients. Your core responsibilities include:
To be right for us, you will have previous experience within Procurement or as a Buyer, ideally within a service based category. You will be committed to achieving the highest levels of commercial success individually and for the team with the ability to influence, engage and communicate at all levels. You will have experience in the following areas:
Up to £40,000 dependant on experience